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