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Physical characteristics of the Gulf Stream as an indicator of the quality of large-scale circulation modeling

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doi: 10.1134/S1028334X16120138
Authors:Sarkisyan, A. S.; Nikitin, O. P.; Lebedev, K. V.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia, Moscow, Russian Federation
Other:
Zubov State Institute of Oceanography, Russian Federation
Russian Academy of Sciences, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Federation
Volume Title:Doklady Earth Sciences
Source:Doklady Earth Sciences, 471(2), p.1288-1291. Publisher: MAIK Nauka/Interperiodika, Moscow, Russian Federation. ISSN: 1028-334X
Publication Date:2016
Note:In English. 14 refs.; illus., incl. sketch map
Summary:The general idea of this work is to show that the efficiency of modeling boundary currents (compared to the results of observations) can serve as an indicator of correctness for the modeling of the entire large-scale ocean circulation. The results of calculation of the mean surface currents in the Gulf Stream area based on direct measurements from drifters are presented together with the results of numerical modeling of variability of the Gulf Stream transport at 33°N over the period 2005-2014 based on data from Argo profiling buoys. Copyright 2016 Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Subjects:Currents; Gulf Stream; Indicators; Marine transport; Numerical analysis; Numerical models; Ocean circulation; Ocean currents; Transport; Atlantic Ocean; North Atlantic; Northwest Atlantic; Argo Program
Coordinates:N240000 N540000 W0340000 W0820000
Record ID:789980-17
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