A survey of submesoscale currents

Abstract Submesoscale currents are pervasive throughout the ocean. They have intermediate space and time scales—neither mesoscale nor microscale—that have made them elusive for measurements and modeling until recently. In this brief article, a survey is presented of their primary characteristics and...

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Main Author: James C. McWilliams
Format: Article
Published: SpringerOpen 2019-03-01
Series:Geoscience Letters
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40562-019-0133-3