Eddies and Jets Over the Slope of the Northeast Gulf of Mexico

  1. Wilton Sturges and
  2. Alexis Lugo-Fernandez
  1. Peter Hamilton1 and
  2. Thomas N. Lee2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/161GM010

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

How to Cite

Hamilton, P. and Lee, T. N. (2005) Eddies and Jets Over the Slope of the Northeast Gulf of Mexico, in Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models (eds W. Sturges and A. Lugo-Fernandez), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/161GM010

Author Information

  1. 1

    Science Applications International Corporation, Raleigh, North Carolina

  2. 2

    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, Miami, Florida

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904269

Online ISBN: 9781118666166

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Keywords:

  • Ocean circulation—Mexico, Gulf of—Remote sensing;
  • Ocean circulation—Mexico, Gulf of—Mathematical models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Observations

  • Slope Circulation Patterns from Hydrography

  • Long Period Events

  • Long Period Variability

  • Divergence and Relative Vorticity

  • Discussion and Summary