Observations of the low latitude western boundary currents in 2017

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dc.contributor.author 이재학 -
dc.contributor.author 민홍식 -
dc.contributor.author 신창웅 -
dc.contributor.author 홍창수 -
dc.contributor.author 김동국 -
dc.contributor.author 백규남 -
dc.contributor.author Fuad Azminuddin -
dc.contributor.author Cesar Villanoy -
dc.contributor.author Shaun Dolk -
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-15T12:33:42Z -
dc.date.available 2020-07-15T12:33:42Z -
dc.date.created 2020-02-11 -
dc.date.issued 2018-05-08 -
dc.identifier.uri https://sciwatch.kiost.ac.kr/handle/2020.kiost/23400 -
dc.description.abstract Field observations including deployment of ADCP moorings and satellite-tracked surface drifters using the R/V Isabu were carried out in the southern Philippine Sea in November and December of 2017 to observe the low latitude western boundary currents. The velocity data measured by lowered ADCP and vessel mounted ADCP clearly show the Mindanao Current (MC) with a maximum speed > 1 m/s and the Mindanao Undercurrent with a maximum speed > 0.5 m/s. The strong southward flow nearthe sea surface appeared in the area from the Philippine coast to 129°E along 8°N. Both geostrophic velocity and LADCP data indicate that the current thickness exceeds 2000 m. Drifter trajectories revealed the Mindanao Eddy (ME) and Halmahera Eddy in the MC and the New Guinea Coastal Current retroflection area, respectively, in the 2017-2018 winter season. The result with other drifter trajectories support the possible seasonal displacement of the ME in the meridional direction. -
dc.description.uri 1 -
dc.language English -
dc.publisher Northwestern Pacific Ocean Circulation and Climate Experiment -
dc.relation.isPartOf 3rd Open Science Symposium -
dc.title Observations of the low latitude western boundary currents in 2017 -
dc.type Conference -
dc.citation.conferencePlace CC -
dc.citation.endPage 23 -
dc.citation.startPage 23 -
dc.citation.title 3rd Open Science Symposium -
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation 3rd Open Science Symposium, pp.23 -
dc.description.journalClass 1 -
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