Accession Number : ADA114352

Title :   The Dynamics of the Loop Current and Shed Eddies in a Numerical Model of the Gulf of Mexico.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s) : Hurlburt,Harley E ; Thompson,J Dana

PDF Url : ADA114352

Report Date : Oct 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : The dynamics of the circulation in the Gulf of Mexico have been investigated using simple, efficient numerical models capable of simulating consistently observed dynamical features, including the Loop Current and the shedding of large anticyclonic eddies from the Loop.

Descriptors :   *Ocean currents, Mexico Gulf, Loops, Eddies(Fluid mechanics), Circulation, Energetic properties, Topography, Ocean models

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE