The subarctic frontal zone in the North Pacific : Characteristics of frontal structure from climatological data and synoptic surveys

@inproceedings{LamontDoherty2010TheSF,
  title={The subarctic frontal zone in the North Pacific : Characteristics of frontal structure from climatological data and synoptic surveys},
  author={Xiaojun Yuan Lamont-Doherty and Lynne D Talley},
  year={2010}
}
The subarctic front is a thermohaline structure across the North Pacific, separating colder, fresher water to the north from warmer, saltier water to the south. Levitus's [1982] data and 72 conductivity-temperature-depth/salinity-temperature-depth sections are used to show the spatial and seasonal variations of the climatological frontal zone and the characteristics of the frontal structure in synoptic surveys. The temperature gradient in the mean frontal zone is stronger in the western Pacific… CONTINUE READING
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