Freshwater transport at Fimbulisen, Antarctica

Walkden, Graham J., Heywood, Karen J., Nicholls, Keith W. and Abrahamsen, Povl (2009) Freshwater transport at Fimbulisen, Antarctica. Journal of Geophysical Research C: Oceans, 114 (8).

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Abstract

[1] The intricate near-circumpolar system of fronts and currents surrounding Antarctica isolates much of Earth's freshwater from the saline oceans immediately north. The Antarctic Slope Front sustains bathymetrically steered flow at the shelf break, whereas the shallow Coastal Current travels rapidly alongside the ice front. A hydrographic survey of the southeastern Weddell Sea finds these two features to have merged near the narrow (

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: Rosie Cullington
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 12:07
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 17:48
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/24361
DOI: 10.1029/2008JC005028

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