Internal Wave Observations Off Saba Bank

  title={Internal Wave Observations Off Saba Bank},
  author={H. van Haren and G. Duineveld and F. Mienis},
  journal={Frontiers in Marine Science},
The deep sloping sides of Saba Bank, the largest submarine atoll in the Atlantic Ocean, show quite different internal wave characteristics. With the aid of two 350 m long arrays of high-resolution temperature T-sensor string and acoustic Doppler current profiler that were moored around 500 m depth for three weeks we observed that the surrounding waters were generally stratified in density layers of multiple sizes, that turbulence is about a factor of two less than the strong turbulence… Expand


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