Accession Number : AD0750753

Title :   Oceanography of the Strait of Sicily.

Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings,

Corporate Author : SACLANT ASW RESEARCH CENTRE LA SPEZIA (ITALY)

Personal Author(s) : Allan,Thomas D. ; Akal,Tuncay ; Molcard,Robert

Report Date : 15 SEP 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 244

Abstract : ;Contents: The Strait of Sicily in relation to the general circulation of the Mediterranean; The hydrological characteristics of the waters exchanged between the eastern and the western basins of the Mediterranean; A study of the turbulent flow and character of the water masses over the Sicilian Ridge in both summer and winter; A summary of oceanographic data obtained in deep water in the Strait of Sicily in May 1970; A contribution to the hydrology of the Strait of Sicily; Preliminary results of current measurements in the Strait of Sicily in May 1970; The structure of fronts in the seasonal thermocline; The general geophysics and geology of the Strait of Sicily; Bathymetry, gravity and magnetism in the Strait of Sicily; The fauna of the Strait of Sicily; A contribution to the study of the surface and deep zooplankton in the Strait of Sicily.

Descriptors :   (*OCEANOGRAPHY, *MEDITERRANEAN SEA), SYMPOSIA, OCEAN CURRENTS, TURBULENCE, SALINITY, DEEP WATER, HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING, THERMOCLINES, MARINE GEOPHYSICS, MARINE GEOLOGY, GRAVITY, DEPTH FINDING, ECHO RANGING, PLANKTON, AQUATIC ANIMALS, ITALY

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography
      Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE