Satellite observations of bloom events in the Strait of Ombai: Relationships to monsoons and ENSO

  title={Satellite observations of bloom events in the Strait of Ombai: Relationships to monsoons and ENSO},
  author={Thomas S. Moore and John F. Marra},
  • T. Moore, J. Marra
  • Published 1 February 2002
  • Environmental Science, Mathematics
  • Geochemistry
Persistent phytoplankton bloom events, surface cooling, and associated fronts in the Strait of Ombai were seen by Sea‐viewing Wide Field‐of‐view Sensor (SeaWiFS), Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR), and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery. It is suggested that the cooling events were caused by variable flow through the strait and its interaction with complex bathymetry. During the strongest cooling events a sharp, midstrait frontal feature was seen with a cross‐front gradient… 

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