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2008 program of studies : perspectives and challenges in GFD
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2009-03)
The GFD Program in 2008 ran with a special theme, in view of the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the program. The first two weeks of Principal Lectures dealt with "Perspectives and Challenges" of the subject, and ...
Coastal ocean processes symposium : a tribute to William D. Grant, September 27 - September 30, 1998
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-05)
This report is a compilation of abstracts distrbuted at the Coastal Ocean Processes Symposium: A Tribute to Willam D. Grant at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution from September 27 - September 30, 1998.
Can humans & coastal landforms co-exist? : proceedings of a workshop held at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA January 24, 2001
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2001-10)
The primary objective of this publication is to share with a wider audience the valuable information and extensive dialogue that took place amongst over 140 individuals who attended the second in a series of planned ...
Coastal Ocean Processes : a science prospectus
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-04)
CoOP (Coastal Ocean Processes) is an organization meant to study major interdisciplinary scientific problems in the coastal ocean. Its goal is "to obtain a new level of quantitative understanding of the processes that ...
Cyclic fatigue testing of surface mooring hardware for the Arabian Sea mixed layer dynamics experiment
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1995-12)
The Arabian Sea is strongly forced by monsoon winds. Surface moorings deployed in the Arabian Sea are exposed to high winds and large waves. The waves, generated by strong wind events, impose a dynamic load on all mooring ...
Ocean acoustical ray-tracing : Software Ray
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992-10)
A new computer program for accurate calculation of acoustic ray paths through a range-varing ocean sound channel has been written. It is based on creating a model of the speed of sound in the ocean, consistent with input ...
Astrophysical and geophysical flows as dynamical systems : 1998 summer study program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-01)
The theme of the 1998 Geophyscial Fluid Dynamics (GFD) summer program at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution was Astrophysical and Geophysical Flows as Dynamical Systems. Antonello Provenzale of the Institute of ...
Using the Continuous Plankton Recorder to investigate the absence of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) from the Roseway Basin foraging ground
North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) abandoned Roseway Basin, located off southeastern Nova Scotia, for a seven-year period (1993-1999). The objective of this study was to examine the availability of the ...
Mechanisms regulating large-scale seasonal fluctuations in Alexandrium fundyense populations in the Gulf of Maine : results from a physical–biological model
Observations of Alexandrium fundyense in the Gulf of Maine indicate several salient characteristics of the vegetative cell distributions: patterns of abundance are gulf-wide in geographic scope; their main features occur ...
Mixing and entrainment in the Red Sea outflow plume. Part I : plume structure
(American Meteorological Society, 2005-05)
When the salty and heavy water of the Red Sea exits from the Strait of Bab el Mandeb, it continues downslope into the Gulf of Aden mainly along two channels. The 130-km-long “Northern Channel” (NC) is topographically ...