Accession Number : ADA188512
Title : Final Technical Report on Office of Naval Research Contract Number N00014-77-C-0354.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Apr 77-31 Mar 87,
Corporate Author : NORTH CAROLINA UNIV AT CHAPEL HILL
Personal Author(s) : Bane, John M , Jr
PDF Url : ADA188512
Report Date : 23 Oct 1987
Pagination or Media Count : 40
Abstract : This 10 year long contract supported research on the physical oceanography of the Gulf Stream, which included several sub-projects; Research project topics included: A theoretical study of topographic Rossby Waves trapped over the continental slope in the Gulf Stream; Observations of topographic Rossby Waves and Gulf Stream meanders along the continental slope; An observational study of Gulf Stream deflection and meander energetics along the continental margin; Observations of the current structure and energetics of Gulf Stream fluctuations downstream of Cape Hatteras.
Descriptors : *GULF STREAM, CAPE HATTERAS, CONTINENTAL SLOPES, DEFLECTION, ENERGETIC PROPERTIES, OCEANOGRAPHY, PHYSICAL SCIENCES, ROSSBY WAVES, TOPOGRAPHY, VARIATIONS, OCEAN CURRENTS
Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE