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Subtidal Circulation over the Upper Slope to the West of Monterey Bay, California
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This is a NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA DEPT OF OCEANOGRAPHY report procured by the Pentagon and made available for public release.
It has been reproduced in the best form available to the Pentagon. SUBTIDAL CIRCULATION OVER THE UPPER SLOPE TO THE WEST OF MONTEREY BAY, CALIFORNIA Juan Aguilar Morales Commander, Mexican Navy B.S.
Naval School, Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE IN METEOROLOGY AND PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY from the NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL September Moored current meters were used to describe currents over the continental slope off Monterey Bay, California, from March to March The water depth at this location was m and current observations included depths of m, m, m and m although measurements at m were not continuous.
Poleward currents dominated the flow between 24 and m. Download Citation | Subtidal Circulation over the Upper Slope to the West of Monterey Bay, California | Moored current meters were used to describe currents over the continental slope off Monterey Author: Juan A.
Morales. Approved for public release; distribution in current meters were used to describe currents over the continental slope off Monterey Bay, California, from March to March The water depth at this location was m and current observations included of m, m, m and m although measurements at Author: Juan Aguilar.
Morales. The circulation over the shelf and upper slope off northern California, between 38°N and 42°N, was observed using moored current and temperature recorders deployed as part of the Northern California Coastal Circulation Study (NCCCS), from March through October Request PDF | Subtidal currents over the central California slope: Evidence for offshore veering of the undercurrent and for direct, wind-driven slope currents | In Februaryan array of six.
The measurements show that the poleward flow over the slope south of Monterey Bay has core speeds around 30 cm/s at a depth between and m. This strong flow is obscured over Monterey Bay and absent in the lines just south of our moored array.
Marlene Noble, Robert C. Beardsley, James V. Gardner, Robert L. Smith, Observations of subtidal currents over the northern California continental slope and adjacent basin: Some evidence for local wind forcing, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, /JCiC02p, 92.
The Bay of Coquimbo is centered at approximately °S, in the semi-arid region of Chile ().The bay receives seasonal freshwater discharges that should make it behave as a “low-inflow estuary”, similar to those of a Mediterranean climate (Largier et al., ).In the Mediterranean climates, precipitation is usually greatest during winter, which is the season when the circulation of.
The Monterey Bay fault zone, located in the area between Santa Cruz and Monterey, is a diffuse zone, approximately 10 to 15 km wide, of en echelon faults.
Faults within this zone appear to connect with faults on land near Monterey, and the zone appears to be truncated by the Palo Colorado-San Gregorio fault zone west of Santa Cruz.
The Subtidal Circulation in Delaware Bay and Adjacent Shelf Waters EDWIN H. PAPE III AND RICHARD W. GARVINE College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware Surface and seabed drifters were used to study the subtidal circulation in Delaware Bay and over the adjacent continental shelf of the Middle Atlantic Bight.
Subtidal Zone. Where the water is relatively free of suspended particles, sunlight can penetrate the water surface to a depth of over feet. Shallow subtidal communities in this photosynthetic zone may be dominated by dense aggregations of kelp in some areas.
Monterey Canyon is one of the deepest submarine canyons on the west coast of the United States. The canyon head lies just offshore of Moss Landing on the Central California coast.
From there, the main channel meanders over kilometers seaward to a depth of. AbstractCross-shelf exchange resulting from wind- and wave-driven flows across the inner shelf has been the focus of a considerable body of work. This contribution extends recent analyses to the ce.
That view agrees with earlier work in the Bay (Broenkow and Smethie ), and is worth repeating here. Winds within Monterey Bay are almost directly from the west in the central Bay at Moss Landing due to the topographic break of the coastal mountains afforded by the Salinas Valley (and see Geology section).
Winant, C.D., R.C. Beardsley, and R.E. Davis. Moored wind, temperature and current observations made during the Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiments 1 and 2 over the northern California continental shelf and upper slope. Journal of Geophysical Research – CrossRef Google Scholar.
In summer, currents over the Oregon shelf (U.S. West Coast) are predominantly wind driven, varying on the temporal scale of several days. The wind-driven alongshore current is predominantly to the south, vertically sheared, and associated with upwelling of cold waters near the coast (Allen et al.
).At the surface, summer-average magnitude of the wind-driven jet is near m s −1. We examine the role of different forcings on the subtidal circulation in a microtidal bay with freshwater inputs in the NW Mediterranean Sea: Alfacs Bay.
Observations of subtidal flow in summer and winter reveal a two-layered, vertically sheared circulation. During the summer, there is a significant positive correlation between. The first award was presented in March at a conference at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Recipients are selected by the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Research Activity Panel. Recipients of the Ed Ricketts Memorial Award (including lecture titles, abstracts and bios) are listed and linked below.
C. Brock Woodson, Spatiotemporal Variation in Cross-Shelf Exchange across the Inner Shelf of Monterey Bay, California, Journal of Physical Oceanography, /JPO-D, 43, 8. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.
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Top American Libraries Canadian.DD Form1 Jan 73 S/N G SECURITY CLASSIFICATION OF THIS PAGEC»?i»n D«f«Enffd) Subtidal Concrete Piling Fauna in Monterey Harbor, California by Winfield Donat III Lieutenant, United States Navy A.B., University of North Carolina, Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE.