Meteorology and hydrography of a shoaling reef flat on the Caribbean coast of Panama

@article{Cubit1989MeteorologyAH,
  title={Meteorology and hydrography of a shoaling reef flat on the Caribbean coast of Panama},
  author={John D. Cubit and Hugh M. Caffey and Ricardo C. Thompson and Donald M. Windsor},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  year={1989},
  volume={8},
  pages={59-66}
}
We describe the seasonal patterns and frequency distributions of meteorological and hydrographic conditions on a windward, shoaling reef flat at Punta Galeta, Panama (9° 24′ N lat.), between 1974 and 1985. The factors monitored were wind speed, wind direction, air temperature, rainfall, solar radiation, water level, water temperature, and salinity. All conditions showed strong seasonal periodicity; however, the timing, duration, and amplitude of the seasonal fluctuations differed among years… CONTINUE READING

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