Citations with the tag: OCEANOGRAPHY
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- EDITORIAL The Labrador Sea Deep Convection Experiment.
Marshall, John; Fiadeiro, Manuel // Journal of Physical Oceanography; Feb2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p381
Introduces oceanographic studies of the Labrador Sea published in the February 2002 issue of the periodical 'Journal of Physical Oceanography'. Background of the field program which provided most of the data in the studies; Significance of the results of measuring salinity, velocity and...
Marshall, John; Fiadeiro, Manuel // Journal of Physical Oceanography; May2002, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p1594
Presents a corrected reprint of the article 'Statistical Comparisons of Observed and ECMWF Modeled Open Ocean Surface Drag,' by H. Bonekamp et al published in the May 2002 issue of the 'Journal of Physical Oceanography.'
Marshall, John; Fiadeiro, Manuel // Journal of Physical Oceanography; May2002, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p1593
Presents a corrected reprint of the article 'Mixing and Energetics of the Oceanic Thermohaline Circulation,' by Rui Xin Huang published in the May 2002 issue of the 'Journal of Physical Oceanography.'
- Evidence of a Barrier Layer in the Sulu and Celebes Seas.
Chu, Peter C.; Qinyu Liu; Yinglai Jia; Chenqu Fan // Journal of Physical Oceanography; Nov2002, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p3299
Variability in the surface isothermal and mixed layers of the Sulu and Celebes Seas is examined using the conductivity-temperature-depth data from the Navy's Master Oceanographic Observational Data Set (MOODS). Vertical gradient is calculated to determine isothermal layer depth with a criterion...
- Use of TOPEX/Poseidon Sea Level Data for Ocean Analyses and ENSO Prediction: Some Early Results.
Ming Ji; Reynold, Richard W.; Behringer, David W. // Journal of Climate; 1/1/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p216
In this study, two sets of Pacific Ocean analyses for 1993--96 were analyzed. Both analyses were produced with the assimilation of subsurface temperature data from expendable bathythermographs and tropical atmo-sphere-- ocean moorings. In addition one analysis also assimilated sea level data...
- Data-Based Meridional Overturning Streamfunctions for the Global Ocean.
Talley, Lynne D.; Reid, Joseph L.; Robbins, Paul E. // Journal of Climate; Oct2003, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p3213
The meridional overturning circulation for the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans is computed from absolute geostrophic velocity estimates based on hydrographic data and from climatological Ekman transports. The Atlantic overturn includes the expected North Atlantic Deep Water formation...
- Update on the Year of the Ocean.
Talley, Lynne D.; Reid, Joseph L.; Robbins, Paul E. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society; Mar1998, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p480
Presents news on issues relative to oceanology. Indication that the United Nations has dubbed 1998 as the Year of the Ocean (YOTO);. Reason for this action; Details on the Oceans Act of 1997 (S.1213) passed in the United States Senate; Provisions of the measure.
- Okeanos Aquarium Center to open.
Talley, Lynne D.; Reid, Joseph L.; Robbins, Paul E. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 7/10/95, Vol. 42 Issue 28, p20
Reports that the Okeanos Ocean Research Foundation will open the Aquarium Preview Center on July 15, 1995. Description; Comments from Dick Blankfein, director of the foundation; Contact information.
- The Heard Island feasibility test.
Talley, Lynne D.; Reid, Joseph L.; Robbins, Paul E. // Physics Today; Sep92, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p22
Describes an expedition to Heard Island in the southern Indian Ocean that demonstrated that coded underwater acoustic signals can be received worldwide and serve as a method for measuring ocean warming. `Acoustic thermometers'; Background; The first transmissions; Ocean warming and climate;...
- Science on the sandfloor.
Stiefel, Chana Freidman // Science World; 03/07/97, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p8
Provides information on oceans. Origin of hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor; Formation of Monterey's undersea canyon in Monterey bay, California; Birth of an island; Satellites used to map the ocean floor.
- Physical oceanographic activities in South Africa, 1991-1994.
Grundlingh, M.L.; Bailey, G.W. // South African Journal of Science; May95, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p247
Presents an overview of the South African coastal and marine environment and the various organizations active in physical oceanography research for the 1991-1994 period. Discussion of published physical oceanographic activities of the organizations; Categories of areas for which the research...
- The fourth cruise of the Marion Island Oceanographic Survey (MIOS-IV), April to May 1999.
Pakhomov, E.A.; Ansorge, I.J. // South African Journal of Science; Oct99, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p420
Focuses on the findings obtained during the fourth Marion Island Oceanographic Survey from April to May 1999. Information on the underway sampling; Details on the findings; Implication.
- Preparatory Commission adopts `understanding' on obligations of pioneer investors.
Pakhomov, E.A.; Ansorge, I.J. // United Nations Chronicle; Dec90, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p51
Contends that the United Nations is concerned with achieving an equitable approach to mining the riches of the sea-bed. Preparatory Commission for the International Sea-Bed; International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea; Chairman Jose Luis Jesus of Cape Verde; Land-based producer states;...
- A scientist looks at the sea.
Walsh, D. // UNESCO Courier; Aug/Sep91, Vol. 44 Issue 8/9, p58
Discusses the development of oceanography during the 19th and 20th centuries. Impact on World War I and World War II; The sinking of the steamship `Titanic' in 1912; The gathering of predictive information about weather and resources; Use of macroscale, mesoscale and microscale `platforms'; Use...
- Measuring ocean currents better.
Walsh, D. // USA Today Magazine; Jun92, Vol. 120 Issue 2565, p7
Comments on research conducted on ocean currents by Ohio State professor Richard H. Rapp and his colleagues. How they have used the Geosat satellite to map and measure ocean currents; Practical applications of their work.
- The midwater world.
Wallace, J. // Sierra; Sep/Oct90, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p96
Describes the midwater, or the area between the ocean surface and the sea floor, and its inhabitants, such as jellyfish, ostracod, and dragonfish.
- Hindcast wave information for the U.S. Atlantic Coast
Brandon, Willie A.; Brooks, Rebecca M.; Tracy, BarbaraA.; Hubertz, Jon M. // Journal of Coastal Research; Winter1994, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p79
No abstract available.
- Resonant reflection of waves over sinusoidally varying topographies
Lee, Changhoon; Cho, Yong-Sik // Journal of Coastal Research; Summer2000, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p870
The propagation of monochromatic waves over an arbitrarily varying topography is studied theoretically. The varying topography is first represented by a finite number of small steps. A theoretical model is then developed by formulating the diffraction of monochromatic waves by abrupt depth...
- The mighty ocean tamed in a tank.
Dayton, Leigh // New Scientist; 3/13/93, Vol. 137 Issue 1864, p23
Focuses on a miniature ocean developed by researchers from the Australian National University in Canberra and the University of Rhode Island in Kingston that will allow them to study aspects of ocean dynamics. Difficulties in modeling the ocean in motion; How they have used it so far; What this...
- Big bang heard 'round the world.
Dayton, Leigh // Current Science; 3/15/91, Vol. 76 Issue 14, p11
Describes an experiment that uses underwater sounds to determine temperature changes in the world's oceans. Details; Relationship between seawater temperature and the speed of sound; Waveguide.
- Going with the floe.
Dane, A. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p122
Details how this month, a team of Russian and American researchers will cast themselves adrift on the unexplored ice floes of Antarctica's Weddell Sea to search for answers about the temperature of the ocean and atmosphere. Comments by Dr. Arnold Gordon, leader of the expedition's American...
- Live-action sonar.
Skorupa, J. // Popular Mechanics; Feb92, Vol. 169 Issue 2, p124
States that Interphase Technologies and Airmar Technology were joint recipients of this year's International Marine trade Exhibition and Conference (IMTEC) innovation Award. Describes their product, the Matrix Fishfinder, a breakthrough in sonar technology.
- Oceanography of the Canadian Shelf of the Beaufort Sea: A Setting for Marine Life.
Carmack, Eddy C.; MacDonald, Robie W. // Arctic; Mar2002 Supplement, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p29
Discusses the oceanography of the Canadian shelf of the Beaufort Sea. End of oceanographic winter; Spring freshet; Fall mixing; Sediments; Bottom scouring; Coastal erosion; Links to biota.
- Organic matter in waters of the SW Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean
Dafner, Eu. V.; Selin, P. Yu. // GeoJournal; Jan1995, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p71
No abstract available.
Dafner, Eu. V.; Selin, P. Yu. // Journal of Physical Oceanography; Jul2001, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p1936
Provides a corrected reprint of the article 'Equatorial Pacific Ocean horizontal velocity, divergence, and upwelling,' which appeared in the March 2001 issue of the 'Journal of Physical Oceanography.'
- Structure of the Atlantic Ocean Equatorial Deep Jets.
Johnson, Gregory C.; Zhang, Dongxiao // Journal of Physical Oceanography; Mar2003, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p600
The equatorial deep jets in the Atlantic Ocean are described using vertical strain, ?[sub z], estimated from all available deep CTD stations in the region. Wavelet analysis reveals a distinct energy peak around 661-sdbar vertical wavelength, 1232-dbar pressure, and �1.5� latitude from the...
- The big picture.
Johnson, Gregory C.; Zhang, Dongxiao // All Hands; Apr95, Issue 936, p32
Focuses on oceanography. Data collection; Safety concerns; Military applications; Information on the littoral zone.
- Helping the Navy's vision.
Schafer, Ron // All Hands; Apr95, Issue 936, p34
Focuses on the Key West Campaign, the third exercise of the Coastal Benthic Boundary Layer Special Research Program to gather data from carbonate sediments found at Key West, Florida. Participants; Environmental processes; Creation of prediction models; Floor measurements.
- Operational oceanography in the Mediterranean Sea: the second stage of development.
Pinardi, N.; Coppini, G. // Ocean Science; 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p263
A preface introducing the special issue of the journal is presented that focuses on the second phase of development of the Mediterranean Forecasting System.
- Is There a Meridional Overturning Cell in the Pacific and Indian Oceans?
Nof, Doron // Journal of Physical Oceanography; Jun2002, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p1947
The diagnostic quasi-island model of Nof addressing the exchange between the South Atlantic and the Southern Ocean is extended to the exchange between the Pacific-Indian Ocean system and the Southern Ocean. The new calculations suggest that, in a similar fashion to the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian...
- Interaction between the Indonesian Seas and the Indian Ocean in Observations and Numerical Models.
Potemra, James T.; Hautala, Susan L.; Sprintall, Janet; Pandoe, Wahyu // Journal of Physical Oceanography; Jun2002, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p1838
Recent measurements from six bottom-mounted gauges are used with numerical model results to study the exchange of water between the Indonesian seas and the Indian Ocean via the Lesser Sunda Islands known collectively as Nusa Tengarra. The observations are approximately three years in length,...
- Interannual Variability in the Eastern Subtropical North Pacific Ocean.
Leonardi, Alan P.; Morey, Steven L.; O'Brien, James J. // Journal of Physical Oceanography; Jun2002, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p1824
Interannual variability in the eastern subtropical North Pacific Ocean is investigated using the Naval Research Laboratory Layered Ocean Model (NLOM). Emphasis is placed on examining the nature of westward propagating Rossby waves and their interaction with the overlying atmosphere. Singular...
- The third Marion Island oceanographic study (MIOS III) conducted during April and May 1998.
Froneman[*], P.W.; Ansorge, I.J. // South African Journal of Science; Sep98, Vol. 94 Issue 9, p437
Focuses on the third Marion Island Oceanographic Study (MIOS III). Objectives of the study; Details on the results; Conclusions.
- Basalt LIPS.
Schmidt, Victor // Offshore; Nov98, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p30
Reports that Ocean Drilling Program Leg 183 is scheduled to sample the Kerguelen Plateau in the southern Indian Ocean beginning December 1998. Issues that will be addressed by the exploration.
- Rates and patterns of migration of shoreface-connected sandy ridges along the southern North Sea coast
Antia, Effiom E. // Journal of Coastal Research; Winter1996, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p38
No abstract available.
- Sediment distribution on a storm-dominated insular shelf, Luquillo, Puerto Rico, U.S.A.
Rodriguez, Rafael W.; Danforth, William W.; Gowen, Marguerite H.; Schwab, William C. // Journal of Coastal Research; Winter1996, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p147
No abstract available.
- A fractal approach to sea-surge occurrences in the northern AdriaticSea
Mazzarella, A. // Journal of Coastal Research; Fall1998, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p1265
The underlying complex physical processes associated with the generation of sea-surges in Venice and in Trieste, located in the Northern Adriatic Sea, are found to be sufficiently scale invariant in respectof their magnitude-time patterns. This provides a rational basis (i)for the computation of...
- Vertical mixing by internal wave breaking at the Lutocline, Jiaojiang River estuary, China
Wolanski, Eric; Jianhua, Jiang // Journal of Coastal Research; Fall1998, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p1426
Field studies using acoustics, optics and current meters were undertaken of fluid mud entrainment in the extremely turbid Jiaojiang Riverestuary, China. The lutocline behaved as a density interface on which rode high-frequency internal waves. These waves were locally generated by the interaction...
- A first tentative Holocene sea-level curve for Singapore
Hung, Chang Chew; Hesp, Patrick A.; Turner, Ian M.; Hilton, Michael; Ming, Chou Loke // Journal of Coastal Research; Winter1998, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p308
A Holocene sea level curve for Singapore is presented. Radiocarbon dating of a variety of shell, wood, peat and coral material is utilised to derive the curve. Most of the dated material comes from a low energy, 'quietwater' estuarine environment. at Sungei Nipah, and the remainder from the tops...
- Sea-level changes over the past 1,000 years in the Pacific
Nunn, Patrick D. // Journal of Coastal Research; Winter1998, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p23
The absence of good information about sea-level change for the past 1,000 years in the Pacific is unfortunate given our much clearer understanding of the earlier Holocene and the past ~ 100 years. Yet such information is needed if we are to be able to properly understand thecauses of late...
- Oceanography: The brawniest retroflection.
Gordon, Arnold L. // Nature; 2/27/2003, Vol. 421 Issue 6926, p904
Cites studies describing both the observations and simulations of the retroflection and the consequent exchange of water between the Indian and Atlantic oceans. Geography of the Agulhas system; Challenges presented by the Agulhas retroflection to oceanographers; Influence of the unique regional...
- Introduction to the special section on regional environmental oceanography in the South China Sea and its adjacent areas (REO-SCS).
Hu, Jianyu; Pan, Jiayi; Guo, Xinyu; Zheng, Quanan // Journal of Oceanography; Aug2011, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p359
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the regional environmental oceanography in the South China Sea (SCS).
- R�a de Muros, Northwest Iberian Peninsula.
Hu, Jianyu; Pan, Jiayi; Guo, Xinyu; Zheng, Quanan // CO2 Science; 12/14/2011, Vol. 14 Issue 50, p8
The article offers information on a study which focused on the periods in the coast of the Iberian Peninsula in Portugal with lesser oceanic influence including the Medieval Warm Period (MWP).
- Earth's storehouse of wealth.
Chambers, T. // Canada & the World; Mar1991, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p24
Highlights the almost unlimited quantities of minerals, oil, and natural gas the world's oceans can provide us. Amount of minerals; Methods for drilling for oil and gas; Tidal power.
- Down to the SEA in ships.
Wigglesworth, John; Barbieri, Richard // Independent School; Winter93, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p25
Features the Sea Education Association's (SEA) offer of opportunities for students to live, work and study at sea. Background on the SEA; Author's apprenticeship experiences with the SEA; Vessels of the SEA; Benefits for participating students; SEA seminar programs.
- Increased dangers to Caribbean marine ecosystems.
Allen, W. // BioScience; May92, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p330
Details how cruise ships and intensified tourism threaten coral reefs in the Caribbean, in and out of protected areas. Concern of the employees of the Virgin Islands National Park (VINP); Anchor damage as the most serious threat to marine resources; The situation in the Cayman Islands; The case...
- Training programme for Enterprise to be in place by 1991.
Allen, W. // United Nations Chronicle; Jun90, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p38
Describes the training program to be put in place by 1991 by the Preparatory Commission for the International Sea-Bed Authority and for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, for its Enterprise, the sea-bed mining arm of the Authority.Training panel; `Pioneer investors'; Progress on...
- Preparatory commission welcomes China as fifth pioneer investor.
Allen, W. // United Nations Chronicle; Jun91, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p33
Discusses China's pioneer investor membership in the Preparatory Commission for the International Seabed Authority and for the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Other pioneer investors; Rights of pioneer investors in seabed mining; Approval of China's application for exploration...
- Physical oceanography studies on Akademic Federov and Nathaniel B. Palmer 92-1 and 92-2 in...
Gordon, Arnold L.; Huber, Bruce // Antarctic Journal of the United States; 1992, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p99
Describes physical oceanography studies consisting of conductivity-depth-temperature data in support of Ice Station Weddell in Antarctica. Analysis of salinity and oxygen isotopes.
- Upper-ocean variability during Ice Station Weddell.
Martinson, Douglas G.; Padman, Laurie // Antarctic Journal of the United States; 1992, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p102
Presents the results of upper-ocean variability studies in the western Weddell Sea in Antarctica. Time series of upper-ocean properties, horizontal and vertical fluxes, velocities and shear; Measurements of upper ocean evolution and ocean/sea interaction.