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Earth Institute Research Projects

Modification of the Stratification and Velocity Profile with in the Straits and Seas of the Indonesian Archipelago

Lead PI: Professor Arnold L. Gordon

Unit Affiliation: Ocean & Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

November 2009 - October 2012
Inactive
Pacific Ocean
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project aims to advance the study of the spatial and temporal scales of topographically and tidally linked circulation, sea-air fluxes, and mixing and internal wave phenomenon within the Indonesian Seas, as well as develop a program in collaboration with Indonesian marine agencies and universities to study regional variability of meso and sub-mesoscale processes and ocean straight dynamics therein.

OUTCOMES: Improved understanding of the Indonesian Seas.