On the Surface Heat Fluxes in the Weddell Sea

  1. O. M. Johannessen,
  2. R. D. Muench and
  3. J. E. Overland
  1. Jouko Launiainen1 and
  2. Timo Vihma2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM085p0399

The Polar Oceans and Their Role in Shaping the Global Environment

The Polar Oceans and Their Role in Shaping the Global Environment

How to Cite

Launiainen, J. and Vihma, T. (1994) On the Surface Heat Fluxes in the Weddell Sea, in The Polar Oceans and Their Role in Shaping the Global Environment (eds O. M. Johannessen, R. D. Muench and J. E. Overland), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM085p0399

Author Information

  1. 1

    Finnish Institute of Marine Research, Helsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    Department of Geophysics, University of Helsinki, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900421

Online ISBN: 9781118663882

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Keywords:

  • Arctic Ocean—Congresses;
  • Antarctic Ocean—Congresses;
  • Climatic changes—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Observations

  • Computation Method for the Fluxes

  • Sources of Inaccuracy in Flux Estimates

  • Results

  • Bowen Ratio and Summary of the Surface Heat Balance

  • Air-Mass Modification Near the Ice Shelf

  • Conclusions

  • Appendix: Empirical Formulae for Computation of Turbulent Surface Fluxes