Accession Number : ADA182233

Title :   Directly Measured Current Profiles in the East Australian Current.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY RESEARCH LAB EDGECLIFF

Personal Author(s) : Mulhearn,P J

PDF Url : ADA182233

Report Date : Jan 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : A number of direct measurement of current profiles in the East Australian Current are presented. They were obtained with profiling current meters from a drifting ship. The velocity shear in the current meter results is considerably larger than that calculated by the geostrophic method. Keywords: Oceanography, Fronts, Ocean currents, Remote sensing, Oceanographic data.

Descriptors :   *OCEAN CURRENTS, *FRONTS(OCEANOGRAPHY), MEASUREMENT, AUSTRALIA, EAST(DIRECTION), OCEANOGRAPHY, SHEAR PROPERTIES, VELOCITY, DRIFT, SHIPS, GEOSTROPHIC CURRENTS, OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, REMOTE DETECTORS, PROFILES, SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE