Accession Number:

ADA171920

Title:

Observations of Temperature Finestructure in the Gulf of California. XBT Data Report, November 1984 - March 1985,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY LA JOLLA CA

Report Date:

1985-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

283.0

Abstract:

This report contains XBT data collected in the Gulf of California as part o a cooperative research program between Scripps Institution of Oceanography SIO and Centro de Investigation Cientifica y de Education Superior de Ensenada CICESE. Data were collected during November 1984 Pichicuco VI and March 1985 Pichicuco VII on board RV New Horizon XBT drops were made primarily in three locations near a ridge at the northern end of Guaymas Basin and near the sills located at the southern end o Ballenas Channel and between the islands of San Lorenzo and San Esteban. Stations at these locations were repeated during various phases of the tide to observe changes in temperature finestructure and to describe the evolution of a frontal system near San Esteban Island. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE