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Ocean State Indicators from Myocean Altimeter Products : Volume 9, Issue 3 (12/06/2013)

By Bessières, L.

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Title: Ocean State Indicators from Myocean Altimeter Products : Volume 9, Issue 3 (12/06/2013)  
Author: Bessières, L.
Volume: Vol. 9, Issue 3
Language: English
Subject: Science, Ocean, Science
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Copernicus GmbH
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2013
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: Copernicus Publications

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Bessières, L., Pujol, M. I., Boone, C., Dufau, C., & Rio, M. H. (2013). Ocean State Indicators from Myocean Altimeter Products : Volume 9, Issue 3 (12/06/2013). Retrieved from http://worldlibrary.net/


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Description: AS$+$ EOLEN, 5 avenue Didier Daurat, 31400 Toulouse, France. The European MyOcean project (http://www.myocean.eu.org) provides observations of the ocean dynamic topography from altimeter measurements. Three specific indicators have been developed, based on altimeter data only, in order to monitor the ocean state. The first ocean indicator observes the positive and negative phases of the ENSO events in the tropical Pacific, the El Niño/La Niña events, since 1992. The second ocean indicator tracks the contracted or extended state of the Kuroshio Extension. The last ocean indicator is dedicated to the Ionian Basin in the Mediterranean Sea and permits separation of zonal-cyclonic state (1998–2005 and since 2011 up to now) from the anticyclonic state (1993–1996) usually discussed in the literature. In addition, it allows identifying a third state in which both the anticyclonic circulation around the northern part of the basin and the strong zonal Mid-Ionian Jet co-exist (2008–2010).

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Ocean state indicators from MyOcean altimeter products

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