Horizontal advection of temperature in the seasonal thermocline during Jasin 1978
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The temporal changes in the low-frequency thermal structure during a two-week period in August-September 1978 are discussed from moored data collected during the JASIN experiment. While some changes in the thermal structure appear to be related to local winds, the dominant low-frequency variability in the seasonal thermocline can be explained as horizontal ad vection of a spatially varying temperature field, and associated thermal wind, by geostrophic currents with little vertical motion or mixing required.
Also published as: Journal of Physical Oceanography 10 (1980): 1686-1690
Suggested CitationJoyce, T. M., Ka�se, R. H., & Zenk, W. (1981). Horizontal advection of temperature in the seasonal thermocline during Jasin 1978. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. https://doi.org/10.1575/1912/10256
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