NUMBER 27 (07/97)

 

   

WOCE NEWSLETTER NUMBER 27 - CONTENTS BELOW:

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Guest Editorial(From the Chairman of the JSC/WCRP) W. Lawrence Gates 2
From the WOCE IPO W. John Gould 2

SOUTHERN OCEAN
The Southern Ocean as the Major Upwelling Zone of North Atlantic Deep Water Kristofer Doos and Andrew Coward 3
Eddy Statistics Reveal Currents in the Southern Ocean Chris W. Hughes, et al. 5
Climatic Long-Term Interactions for the Mass-Balance in Antarctica (CLIMA Project Group) PNRA 34

S. ATLANTIC OCEAN
A Steady State Inverse Model of the Large Scale Circulation in the Argentine Basin Veronique C. Garcon, et al. 7
AR8: Upper Ocean Variability and Mixing in the Brazil Malvinas Confluence A. A. Bianchi, et al. 10

INDIAN OCEAN
Tracer Distributions in the Arabian Sea, 1995 Monika Rhein, et al. 12
Moored Measurement of the Indonesian Throughflow at the Southwestern Edge of the Philippine Sea Hidetoshi Watanabe, et al. 26
On the Maintenance and Initiation of the Intraseasonal Oscillation: A Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Phenomenon? K. R. Sperber and J. M. Slingo 30

N. ATLANTIC OCEAN
Updated Transatlantic Heat Flux at 26.5N W.E.Johns, et al. 15
North Atlantic Anticipates Biggest Float Fleet Ever Walter Zenk 32

MODELLING
Improved Representation of Flow Around Topography in the GFDL Modular Ocean Model MOM2 Anand Gnanadesikan and Ronald C. Pacanowski 23

MISCELLANEOUS
New Pages at the WOCE-IPO Web Site 6
1998 International Year of the Ocean 14
Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment (GODAE) 22
NSCAT Data Now Available Via FTP 25

Prepared by Peter Saunders 24 June 1997