The Patos Lagoon summertime circulation and dynamics

@inproceedings{Mller1996ThePL,
  title={The Patos Lagoon summertime circulation and dynamics},
  author={Osmar Olinto M{\"o}ller and Joa˜o A. Lorenzzentti and Jos{\'e}L. Stech and Mauricio Magalh{\~a}es Mata},
  year={1996}
}
Abstract The main aspects of the summertime circulation and dynamics of the Patos Lagoon, a system located in southern Brazil and considered as one of the world's largest choked coastal lagoons, are studied through the analysis of time series of wind stress, water level and freshwater discharge, combined with the results of a barotropic circulation model. The longitudinal wind component has been verified as the main driving force, generating a set-up/set-down mechanism of oscillation with the… CONTINUE READING

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