Initial concepts for IAS-GOOS

Christopher N.K. Mooers, Lianmei Gao, W. Douglas Wilson, William E. Johns, Kevin D. Leaman, Harley E. Hurlburt, Tammy Townsend

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The Intra-Americas Sea (IAS) (Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Straits of Florida, and adjacent waters) is a semi-enclosed sea dominated by the throughflow of the Gulf Stream System that serves to link the physics, chemistry, ecology, and fisheries of the region. A regional GOOS, IAS-GOOS, has been conceived that exploits the geography and dynamics of the region. Euro-GOOS could play a role in the development of IAS-GOOS as well as with IOCARIBE-GOOS and individual national Coastal GOOS activities in the IAS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)379-390
Number of pages12
JournalElsevier Oceanography Series
Issue numberC
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oceanography


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