Velocity and Transport Characteristics of the Louisiana-Texas Coastal Current

  1. Wilton Sturges and
  2. Alexis Lugo-Fernandez
  1. Ewa Jarosz and
  2. Stephen P. Murray

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/161GM11

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

How to Cite

Jarosz, E. and Murray, S. P. (2005) Velocity and Transport Characteristics of the Louisiana-Texas Coastal Current, in Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models (eds W. Sturges and A. Lugo-Fernandez), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/161GM11

Author Information

  1. Coastal Studies Institute, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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

  • Data

  • Means and Variability of the Currents

  • Spatial Corralations of the Currents in the LTCC

  • Velocity CEOFS

  • A Wind-Driven Model

  • Cross-Sectional Transport

  • Driving Forces of the LTCC

  • Summary and Conclusions