An optimum multiparameter mixing analysis of the shelf waters in the Ross Sea

  title={An optimum multiparameter mixing analysis of the shelf waters in the Ross Sea},
  author={Giorgio Budillon and Massimo Pacciaroni and Stefano Cozzi and Paola Rivaro and Giulio Catalano and Carmela Ianni and Carolina Cantoni},
  journal={Antarctic Science},
  pages={105 - 118}
The analysis of the mixing processes involving water masses on the Ross Sea continental shelf is one of the goals of the CLIMA project (Climatic Long-term Interactions for the Mass balance in Antarctica). This paper uses extended Optimum MultiParameter analysis (OMP), which is applied to four datasets collected during the cruises of 1994/95, 1995/96, 1997/98 and 2000/01 in the Ross Sea (Antarctica). Data include both hydrological, (temperature, salinity, and pressure; T, S, and P, respectively… 

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