Circulation of the Caribbean Sea

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The geostrophic method was applied to six north-south hydrographic profiles across the Caribbean Sea and one across the Yucatan Strait. An axis of flow exists in the southern third of the Caribbean Sea. It flows directly over the steep slope in the reference layer found by Defant's method. This condition is similar to that of the Gulf Stream. The baroclinic… (More)

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@inproceedings{Gordon2007CirculationOT, title={Circulation of the Caribbean Sea}, author={Arnold L. Gordon}, year={2007} }