Pathways of water between the Pacific and Indian oceans in the Indonesian seas

Gordon, Arnold L.; Fine, Rana A.
January 1996
Nature;1/11/1996, Vol. 379 Issue 6561, p146
Academic Journal
Reports on the salinity, temperature and chemical-tracer data from the Indonesian seas which show that the throughflow is dominated by two components. Low-saline North Pacific water through the upper thermocline of the Makassar Strait; More saline South Pacific water through the lower thermocline of the eastern Indonesian seas; Seasonal variations in the ratio of the components.


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