The Subthermocline Lens D1. Part I: Description of Water Properties and Velocity Profiles

@inproceedings{Elliott1986TheSL,
  title={The Subthermocline Lens D1. Part I: Description of Water Properties and Velocity Profiles},
  author={Beth A. Elliott and Thomas B. Sanford},
  year={1986}
}
Abstract One remarkable result of the Local Dynamics Experiment in POLYMODE is the discovery of a large number of small energetic eddies. Using CTD data, SOFAR float tracks, and profiles of absolute velocity, we describe one of these features—the subthermocline eddy D1. The feature has an advective time scale of 1 day, and its primary mode of movement is advection by the ambient flow field. The eddy is resolved into a coordinate system moving with the velocity of the ambient flow, which ranges… CONTINUE READING