Accession Number : AD1014405

Title :   Investigating Flow Features Near Abrupt Topography in the Mariana Basin

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge United States

Personal Author(s) : Peacock,Thomas

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Report Date : 30 Sep 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : The long term goals of this project are to obtain and interpret new field data on pertinent flow features that arise due the North Equatorial Current (NEC) and/or the North Equatorial Counter Current (NECC) encountering the Mariana Ridge system in the Mariana Basin.

Descriptors :   ocean currents , ocean basins , topography , ocean models , eddy currents , predictions , simulation , sonar , pacific ocean , physical oceanography , geographic distribution , FLOW

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE