The Western Equatorial Pacific Ocean Circulation Study

Eric Lindstrom, Roger Lukas, Rana Fine, Eric Firing, Stuart Godfrey, Gary Meyers, Mizuki Tsuchiya

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A recent set of oceanographic measurements in the western equatorial Pacific has revealed the existence of previously undescribed major ocean currents and upper-ocean mixed-layer structure. The measurements also confirm a 20-year-old hypothesis on the water-mass origins of the Equatorial Undercurrent in the Pacific Ocean.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)533-537
Number of pages5
Issue number6148
StatePublished - 1987

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