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Circulation and Cross-Shelf Exchanges in the Agulhas Bank Region

vincent combes (IMEDEA (Instituto Mediterráneo de Estudios Avanzados), Spain)


Ricardo Matano (Oregon State University, USA); Ted Strub (Oregon State University, USA)

Event: 2023 Ocean Surface Topography Science Team Meeting

Session: Science III: Mesoscale and sub-mesoscale oceanography

Presentation type: Type Poster

Contribution: PDF file


This study describes the oceanic circulation over the Agulhas Bank, the shelf region extending from the eastern to the western sides of the African continent. Using altimetry and a suite of process-oriented model experiments, we assess the driving mechanisms of the sea surface height and circulation variability over the Agulhas Bank. In particular, we assess the contributions of stochastic forcing (such as local wind stress, tides, and remotely generated equatorial Kelvin waves) and internal ocean variability (such passage of mesoscale eddies/pulses of the Agulhas current).

Poster show times:

Room Start Date End Date
Esperanza Beach Room (Lobby) Wed, Nov 08 2023,16:15 Wed, Nov 08 2023,18:00
Esperanza Beach Room (Lobby) Thu, Nov 09 2023,14:00 Thu, Nov 09 2023,15:45
vincent combes
IMEDEA (Instituto Mediterráneo de Estudios Avanzados)