Accession Number:

ADA110896

Title:

The Determination of Average Geostrophic Current Velocities from Temporally and Spatially Random Hydrographic Data with an Application to the Southern California Bight.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD WASHINGTON DC OCEANOGRAPHIC UNIT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

Abstract:

A method employing two-dimensional spline fits of spatially and temporally random hydrographic data is developed in order to be able to determine seasonally averaged geostrophic currents. The method is used in an analysis of the currents in the Southern California Bight. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE