The Seasonal Variability of Continental Shelf Circulation in the Northern and Western Gulf of Mexico from a High-Resolution Numerical Model

  1. Wilton Sturges and
  2. Alexis Lugo-Fernandez
  1. Steven L. Morey1,
  2. Jorge Zavala-Hidalgo2 and
  3. James J. O'Brien1

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/161GM16

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

How to Cite

Morey, S. L., Zavala-Hidalgo, J. and O'Brien, J. J. (2005) The Seasonal Variability of Continental Shelf Circulation in the Northern and Western Gulf of Mexico from a High-Resolution Numerical Model, in Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models (eds W. Sturges and A. Lugo-Fernandez), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/161GM16

Author Information

  1. 1

    Center for Ocean - Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.A.

  2. 2

    Centro De Ciencias de la Atmosfera, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Cd. Universitaria, México Df, México

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

  • Forcing of the Gulf of Mexico

  • Local Forcing and Observations of Shelf Circulation

  • Modeling the Shelf Circulation

  • Shelf Circulation Climatology

  • Salinity Climatology

  • Cross-Shelf Exchange

  • Conclusions