G163S10L13_equatorial_circulation

G163S10L13_equatorial_circulation - EquatorialCirculation

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Equatorial Circulation Subtle changes in winds give rise to  complicated surface current patterns Equatorial Undercurrent Focus on Pacific circulation, Atlantic patterns  are similar.  Indian ocean ones are not. .. Transient behavior - El Nino/Southern  Oscillation
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Equatorial Currents 
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Munk’s Solution
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Wind-Driven Equatorial  Circulation
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Wind-Driven Equatorial  Circulation
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Equatorial Surface Currents
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Wind-Driven Equatorial  Circulation
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Wind-Driven Equatorial  Circulation
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Equatorial Convergence Photographs of the convergent front from R/ V Thompson, taken by Edward Peltzer .
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Equatorial Convergence Photograph from the Space Shuttle Atlantis, at an altitude of 230 km on 7 August, 1992. Distance scale is ~ 100 km.
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Equatorial Surface Currents Subtle changes in wind stress give rise to  a complicated set of currents  South Equatorial Current (SEC)  North Equatorial Counter Current (NECC)  North Equatorial Current (NEC) Vertical circulation cells are also  observed
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course GEOG 163 taught by Professor Siegel,d during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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G163S10L13_equatorial_circulation - EquatorialCirculation

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