Cyclones and Westward Propagation in the Shedding of Anticyclonic Rings from the Loop Current

  1. Wilton Sturges and
  2. Alexis Lugo-Fernandez
  1. William J. Schmitz Jr.

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/161GM18

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

Circulation in the Gulf of Mexico: Observations and Models

How to Cite

Schmitz, W. J. (2005) Cyclones and Westward Propagation in the Shedding of Anticyclonic Rings from the Loop 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: 10.1029/161GM18

Author Information

  1. Scientist Emeritus, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

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 and Background

  • Observations of Cyclones and Westward Propagation in the Shedding of Anticyclonic Eddies by the Loop Current

  • Discussion

  • Summary and Conclusion