Observations of SST-Induced Perturbations of the Wind Stress Field over the Southern Ocean on Seasonal Timescales

@article{ONeill2003ObservationsOS,
  title={Observations of SST-Induced Perturbations of the Wind Stress Field over the Southern Ocean on Seasonal Timescales},
  author={Larry W. O'Neill and Dudley Chelton and Steven K. Esbensen},
  journal={Journal of Climate},
  year={2003},
  volume={16},
  pages={2340-2354}
}
The surface wind stress response to sea surface temperature (SST) over the latitude range 308‐608 Si n the Southern Ocean is described from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s QuikSCAT scatterometer observations of wind stress and Reynolds analyses of SST during the 2-yr period August 1999 to July 2001. While ocean‐atmosphere coupling at midlatitudes has previously been documented from several case studies, this is the first study to quantify this relation over the entire… 

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