Dispersion over the Hebridean and Shetland shelves and slopes

Michael Burrows, S A Thorpe, David Meldrum

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Abstract

Drifters have been deployed during the summer and winter seasons over the Hebrides slope and tracked for up to 240 days. The tracks vividly illustrate the variable diffusion processes near the shelf break, Currents were 0.1-0.3 m s(-1) in the slope current (the lower value in the summer), cross slope Bow was inhibited and dispersion was anisotropic. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-55
Number of pages7
JournalCONT SHELF RES
Volume19
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Keywords

  • Oceanography

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