P M Muraleedharan
Articles written in Journal of Earth System Science
Volume 97 Issue 2 December 1988 pp 183-191
Geostrophic velocities are computed across meridians 37 °E and 105 °E using hydrographic data. The estimated mass transport is represented on a temperature-salinity diagram. The characteristics of the water within the Antarctic circumpolar current at 37 °E and 105 °E are discussed. The computed transport agrees with the previous estimates. Transports due to the current between 45 °S and the Antarctic continent at these two meridians are comparable. The westerly flow south of 42 °S at 105 °E is associated with a cyclonic eddy which appears to be a permanent feature, whereas the one at 50 °S is related to the topography of the region.
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