A Synopsis of the Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico and on its Continental Margins

  1. Wilton Sturges and
  2. Alexis Lugo-Fernandez
  1. W. J. Schmitz Jr.1,
  2. D. C. Biggs2,
  3. A. Lugo-Fernandez3,
  4. L.-Y. Oey4 and
  5. W. Sturges5

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/161GM03

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

How to Cite

Schmitz, W. J., Biggs, D. C., Lugo-Fernandez, A., Oey, L.-Y. and Sturges, W. (2005) A Synopsis of the Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico and on its Continental Margins, in Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models (eds W. Sturges and A. Lugo-Fernandez), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/161GM03

Author Information

  1. 1

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

  2. 2

    Department of Oceanography, Texas a & M University, College Station, Texas

  3. 3

    Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region (MS 5433), New Orleans, Louisiana

  4. 4

    Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

  5. 5

    Department of Oceanography, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 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

  • The General Circulation of the Gulf of Mexico, Along with a Consideration of Upstream Conditions

  • Coastal Circulations, Including their Interactions with Flow Patterns in the Deep Gom