CTD sections from Discovery 247, a process study of the Faroe Bank Channel overflow
Price, James F.
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CTD sections acquired during the June 2000 Discovery cruise 247 to Faroe Bank Channel are plotted in section (depth and horizontal distance) format. In all there were 17 sections run in a direction mainly across the path of the Faroe Bank Channel overflow and comprising approximately 200 stations. The CTD data have been contoured and displayed in eps format. For each section, there are displays of potential temperature, salinity, potential density and dissolved oxygen concentration. There are also maps showing the location of each section. These figures are public domain.
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Girton, James B.; Pratt, Lawrence J.; Sutherland, David A.; Price, James F. (American Meteorological Society, 2006-12)The overflow of dense water from the Nordic Seas through the Faroe Bank Channel (FBC) has attributes suggesting hydraulic control—primarily an asymmetry across the sill reminiscent of flow over a dam. However, this aspect ...
Ullgren, Jenny E.; Fer, Ilker; Darelius, Elin; Beaird, Nicholas (John Wiley & Sons, 2014-01-10)The narrow and deep Faroe Bank Channel (FBC) is an important pathway for cold, dense waters from the Nordic Seas to flow across the Iceland-Scotland ridge into the North Atlantic. The swift, turbulent FBC overflow is ...
Price, James F. (2006-05-23)CTD, XCP and LADCP data acquired during the June 2000 Discovery cruise 247 to Faroe Bank Channel are provided in a data archive that may be accessed by Matlab 7.X.