Accession Number:

ADA167726

Title:

A Deep Boundary Current at the Foot of the New South Wales Continental Slope?

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY RESEARCH LAB EDGECLIFF

Report Date:

1985-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

Preliminary evidence is presented for the existence of a deep, northwards boundary current flowing, at least intermittently, at the foot of the continental slope off New South Wales. Measured velocities were approximately 10 cms. Some eddying motion or meandering was apparent. Keywords Boundary currents Ocean currents Descriptive oceanography Bottom water Abyssal flows Tasman Sea. Australia

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE