6. Current Observations in the Western Baltic Sea

  1. Rainer Feistel3,
  2. Günther Nausch4 and
  3. Norbert Wasmund5
  1. Ekkehard Mittelstaedt1,
  2. Holger Klein2 and
  3. Peter König2,†

Published Online: 31 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470283134.ch6

State and Evolution of the Baltic Sea, 1952-2005: A Detailed 50-Year Survey of Meteorology and Climate, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Marine Environment

State and Evolution of the Baltic Sea, 1952-2005: A Detailed 50-Year Survey of Meteorology and Climate, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Marine Environment

How to Cite

Mittelstaedt, E., Klein, H. and König, P. (2008) Current Observations in the Western Baltic Sea, in State and Evolution of the Baltic Sea, 1952-2005: A Detailed 50-Year Survey of Meteorology and Climate, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Marine Environment (eds R. Feistel, G. Nausch and N. Wasmund), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470283134.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Sektion Physikalische Ozeanographie, Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde, Seestraße 15, D-18119 Warnemünde, Germany

  2. 4

    Sektion Meereschemie, Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde, Seestraße 15, D-18119 Warnemünde, Germany

  3. 5

    Sektion Biologische Meereskunde, Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde, Seestraße 15, D-18119 Warnemünde, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Beselerplatz 8, 22607 Hamburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie, Bernhard-Nocht-Str. 78, 20359 Hamburg, Germany

  1. Peter König has died in an accident in February 2007.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471979685

Online ISBN: 9780470283134

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Keywords:

  • Western Baltic Sea - currents and water exchange;
  • Great Belt and Fehmarn Belt;
  • Arkona Sea and Kattegat - character of currents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Great Belt and Fehmarnbelt

  • Arkona Sea West and Drogden Sill

  • Around Rügen

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References