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A diagnostic study of the circulation in the northern Greenland Sea / Marie-Noëlle Houssais, Pawel Schlichtholz.

Title: A diagnostic study of the circulation in the northern Greenland Sea / Marie-Noëlle Houssais, Pawel Schlichtholz.
Author(s): Houssais, Marie-Noëlle,
Schlichtholz, Pawel,
Date: 1996.
Publisher: Cambridge: Sea Ice Group, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge
In: ESOP. European Subpolar Ocean Programme. Sea ice - ocean interactions. Volume 1. (1996.),
Abstract: In order to investigate the circulation and the water-mass transports in the northern Greenland Sea, a variational inverse method was applied to the hydrographic data set collected in summer 1984 during MIZEX (Marginal Ice Zone Experiment). As an efficient interpolation tool, the method allows the accurate three-dimensional mapping of the observed hydrographic fields (temperature, salinity and density) and can be used to infer the volumetric distribution of the various water masses in the area. The inclusion of relevant constraints in the minimisation problem allows the recovery of the three-dimensional distribution of the geostrophic flow. Such a distribution when combined with the associated distribution of temperature/salinity characteristics, can provide estimates of the volume, heat and salt transports associated with each of the different water masses. The estimates of the volume transport associated with the two main currents, the East Greenland current and the West Spitsbergen current, are in good agreement with values previously reported. The residuals on the dynamic constraints are found to be small, and so can provide a check of the validity of the postulated dynamics.
Notes:

In: ESOP. European Subpolar Ocean Programme. Sea ice - ocean interactions. Volume 1 / Peter Wadhams, Jeremy P. Wilkinson, Stephen C.S. Wells, eds.

Keywords: 551.32 -- Glaciology.
551.46 -- Oceanography, physical.
551.465 -- Oceanography, dynamics.
551.465.4 -- Oceanography, stratification.
001.89 -- Research programmes: European Subpolar Ocean Programme.
001.89 -- Research programmes: MIZEX.
E6 -- Glaciology: floating ice.
(*617) -- Greenland Sea and Fram Strait.
SPRI record no.: 140056

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