Gravity atlas of the southern ocean available
Article first published online: 19 OCT 2006
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 73, Issue 34, page 362, 25 August 1992
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1992), Gravity atlas of the southern ocean available, Eos Trans. AGU, 73(34), 362–362, doi:10.1029/91EO00275.(
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High-resolution gravity fields for the Southern Ocean compiled exclusively from GEOSAT satellite radar altimeter, both Exact Repeat Mission (ERM) data, and the recently declassified U.S. Navy's Geodetic Mission (GM) data, are presented in this color atlas. The circum-Antarctic region between 60°S and 72°S is divided into six geographic regions each spanning 60° longitude. For each of these regions three high-quality color images are provided that include ascending and descending deflections of the vertical, as well as computed gravity anomalies. Also provided for each region are plots of the GEOSAT ground track coverage (both ERM and GM) and ETOPO5 seafloor bathymetry.