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Assessment of currents and hydrography of the eastern Gulf of Mexico

Takashi Ichiye

Assessment of currents and hydrography of the eastern Gulf of Mexico

by Takashi Ichiye

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Published by Texas A&M University in [College Station, Tex.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ocean currents -- Mexico, Gulf of,
  • Hydrography -- Mexico, Gulf of

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesContribution - Texas A&M University, Dept. of Oceanography ; no. 601
    ContributionsKuo, Han-hsiung (jt. author), Carnes, Michael R (jt. author), Texas. A & M University, College Station. College of Geosciences
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGC289.M6 I3, GC289 M6 I3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination342 leaves :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19326639M

    Press Release: Significant Gas Resource Discovered in U.S. Gulf of Mexico USGS Press Release (5/29/09). RELATED LINKS. Scientific Results of the Gulf of Mexico Gas Hydrate Joint Industry Project Leg II Journal of Marine and Petroleum Geology: Vol Issue 1, Pages (June ) Resource and hazard implications of gas hydrates in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Results of the . The Gulf Loop is a strong current in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. It can be a short loop (Step 1), or stretched very long (Step 2). When it is long, it often pinches off a spinning body of water called an eddy (Step 3). These eddies drift westward over many weeks (Step 4). They slowly lose energy in the western Gulf.

    Get this from a library! Distribution and abundance of fishes and invertebrates in eastern Gulf of Mexico estuaries. [Christopher D Williams; United States. Ocean Assessments Division. Strategic Assessment Branch.; Estuarine Living Marine Resources Program (U.S.); United States. National Ocean Service.;] -- "This report presents information synthesized on the spatial and temporal distribution. The Gulf of Mexico is a , square mile semi-enclosed, oceanic basin that is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Straits of Florida and to the Caribbean Sea by the Yucatan Channel. Atmospheric temperatures in the Gulf region range from an average high of 69 degrees Fahrenheit in January to an average high of 91 degrees in August.

      Overview: This project will design, develop, deploy, and maintain an information system to digitally compile, update, analyze, and make publicly accessible physical oceanographic and hydrographic data from Gulf of Mexico Loop Current field studies. The system will be an important component of future data compilation efforts for a long-term LCS. The U.S. Gulf of Mexico Interactive Map contains published data layers and information from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Coastal and Marine Geology Program (CMGP). An example of the default map view is shown at the right. This map view shows the U.S. Gulf of Mexico region, portions of Mexico and Cuba, the U.S. Gulf of Mexico GLORIA mosaic at a m resolution, boundaries of USGS .


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Assessment of currents and hydrography of the eastern Gulf of Mexico by Takashi Ichiye Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Assessment of currents and hydrography of the eastern Gulf of Mexico. [Takashi Ichiye; Han-Hsiung Kuo; Michael R Carnes; Texas A &. Loop Current Floats: Near Real-Time Hydrography and Deep Velocity in the Loop Current System Using Autonomous Profilers This project will procure, deploy, and maintain a fleet of autonomous ocean dynamics-instrumented profiling floats to measure temperature, salinity, and current velocities in LCS active areas of the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

Water Temperature Map of the Eastern Gulf of Mexico. IMPORTANT NOTICES: The map below shows the near real-time water temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit (°F). Use the near real-time water temperature data with discretion, because they may contain errors.

The Gulf of Mexico is a dynamic body of water dominated by two major circulation features ().The Loop Current, formed by the interconnection of the Yucatan and Florida Currents, governs the circulation of the eastern (east of the ca. °W longitude) Gulf. Gulf of Mexico hydrographic climatology and method of synthesizing subsurface pro fi les from the satellite sea surface height anomaly.

Isern-Fontanet, J., García-Ladona, E., & Font, J. Loop Current Floats: Near Real-Time Hydrography and Deep Velocity in the Loop Current System Using Autonomous Profilers. This project will procure, deploy, and maintain a fleet of autonomous ocean dynamics-instrumented profiling floats to measure temperature, salinity, and current velocities in LCS active areas of the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

Abstract. The Currents and Hydrographic Work Unit conducted between July and May was one of 11 separate tasks sponsored by the National Marine Fisheries Service to investigate potential chronic effects of oil production in the marine environment.

The Gulf Stream is a particularly strong current that carries warm water north from the Gulf of Mexico up the eastern coast of the United States and across the Atlantic to Western Europe. The Gulf Stream moves times more water than all the rivers on Earth combined and flows times faster than the Amazon – the world’s largest river.

The flow along the western coast, directed into the gulf, is part of the northern flank of the anticyclonic eddy. The raised dynamic topography along the eastern margin of the gulf indicates an alongshore coastal current in the direction of the inner gulf; this current causes the low-salinity, high-temperature tongue described above.

Introduction The Gulf of Mexico is a small oceanic basin surrounded by continental land masses and a relatively simple and roughly circular structure approximately km in shown in Fig.

1, the Gulf of Mexico basin resembles a large pit with a broad shallow imately 38% of the Gulf comprises shallow and intertidal areas. A map for the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea with schematic cartoons showing the Caribbean and Loop Currents, Loop Current eddy and the Gulf Stream. The isobaths shown are in meters.

This is also the region used by the Princeton models reviewed in the text (e.g. Oey and Lee, ). The Gulf of Mexico (GOM) is a highly stratified basin whose dynamics largely follow those of a two-layer system.

The upper layer (above – m) is characterized by surface-intensified flows, while the lower layer (> m to the bottom) shows currents that do not vary with depth (e.g., Hamilton ).The upper-layer circulation is dominated by the Loop Current (LC) and its associated.

Basinwide hydrographic surveys of the Gulf are extremely rare and are from pioneering studies from the s to the s that are reviewed and analyzed by Nowlin ().The early studies by Nowlin () and Vidal et al.

() identified six and seven water masses, respectively, for the deep Gulf. Most of these are in the upper layer, have sources in the western Caribbean, and can be.

PhOD oceanographers R. Smith, E. Johns, G. Goni, J. Trinanes, and R. Lumpkin, in collaboration with other researchers at AOML (M. Wood, C. Kelble, and S. Cummings) and SEFSC (J. Lamkin and S. Privoznik) report on the surface and subsurface connectivity across the eastern Gulf of Mexico (GOM) during July This data release contains the boundaries of assessment units and input data for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas in the Eagle Ford group and Associated Cenomanian-Turonian Strata, Texas Gulf Coast.

The Assessment Unit is the fundamental unit used in the National Assessment Project for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The Gulf of Mexico coast of the United States, from Key West, Fla., to the Rio Grande, is low and mostly sandy, presenting no marked natural features to the mariner approaching from seaward; shoal water generally extends well offshore.

The princ ipal points and harbor entrances are marked by lights, which are the chief guides for approaching or. It is the small passage, that allows most of the inflow into the Gulf of Mexico.

Pillsbury () was known to be the one who has noted the strong currents of ( cm s-1 at m depth) that flow towards the western side of the channel and the eastern side that is known as Cuban Countercurrent.

For bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas), habitat use has been widely examined in the eastern and western Gulf of Mexico; however, knowledge of their movements and the factors influencing them is lacking for populations in the more temperate north-central Gulf of Mexico.

To examine how changes in hydrographic conditions affected the presence of. Environmental conditions in the Gulf of Mexico, such as hurricanes, ultra-deep water depth and loop currents, required special consideration in the dimensioning and arrangements.

Read more Article. Southeastern U.S. Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Trawl Fishery - MMPA List of Fisheries. U.S. fisheries are classified under the Marine Mammal Protection Act according to the level of interactions that result in incidental mortality or serious injury of marine mammals.

The Gulf Stream, together with its northern extension the North Atlantic Drift, is a warm and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and stretches to the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean as the North Atlantic process of western intensification causes the Gulf.In the eastern Gulf of Mexico, deep energy is dominated by TRWs and deep eddies resulting from baroclinic instabilities associated with the Loop Current (Hamilton et al.

a) evidenced by spectral peaks in the 20–day band. Secondary peaks are seen in the spectra from observed currents at roughly day periods at the westernmost.Assessment of direct and indirect impacts of oil and dispersants on the marine ecosystem in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico (NEGOM) from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (April - July