Structure and evolution of the abyssal jet in the Vema Channel of the South Atlantic

@inproceedings{Zenk2013StructureAE,
  title={Structure and evolution of the abyssal jet in the Vema Channel of the South Atlantic},
  author={Walter Zenk and Martin Visbeck},
  year={2013}
}
The Vema Channel represents the only major conduit through which the deepest and coldest (<0.2 °C potential temperature) Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW) flows from the Argentine into the Brazil Basin. From 2003 to 2007 two current meter moorings were present on each side of the Vema Sill, close to the narrowest spot of the Vema Channel. The data from the moorings are compared with earlier current and temperature observations. On average the maximum current core lies ∼100 m above the bottom of the… CONTINUE READING