Global Perspectives on Observing Ocean Boundary Current Systems

Todd, Robert E., Chavez, Francisco P., Clayton, Sophie, Cravatte, Sophie, Goes, Marlos, Graco, Michelle, Lin, Xiaopei, Sprintall, Janet, Zilberman, Nathalie V., Archer, Matthew, Arístegui, Javier, Balmaseda, Magdalena, Bane, John M., Baringer, Molly O., Barth, John A., Beal, Lisa M., Brandt, Peter, Calil, Paulo H. R., Campos, Edmo, Centurioni, Luca R., Chidichimo, Maria Paz, Cirano, Mauro, Cronin, Meghan F., Curchitser, Enrique N., Davis, Russ E., Dengler, Marcus, deYoung, Brad, Dong, Shenfu, Escribano, Ruben, Fassbender, Andrea J., Fawcett, Sarah E., Feng, Ming, Goni, Gustavo J., Gray, Alison R., Gutiérrez, Dimitri, Hebert, Dave, Hummels, Rebecca, Ito, Shin-ichi, Krug, Marjorlaine, Lacan, François, Laurindo, Lucas, Lazar, Alban, Lee, Craig M., Lengaigne, Matthieu, Levine, Naomi M., Middleton, John, Montes, Ivonne, Muglia, Mike, Nagai, Takeyoshi, Palevsky, Hilary I., Palter, Jaime B., Phillips, Helen E., Piola, Alberto, Plueddemann, Albert J., Qiu, Bo, Rodrigues, Regina R., Roughan, Moninya, Rudnick, Daniel L., Rykaczewski, Ryan R., Saraceno, Martin, Seim, Harvey, Gupta, Alex Sen, Shannon, Lynne, Sloyan, Bernadette M., Sutton, Adrienne J., Thompson, LuAnne, Plas, Anja K. van der, Volkov, Denis, Wilkin, John, Zhang, Dongxiao and Zhang, Linlin (2019) Global Perspectives on Observing Ocean Boundary Current Systems Frontiers in Marine Science, 6 . Art.Nr. 423. DOI 10.3389/fmars.2019.00423.

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Abstract

Ocean boundary current systems are key components of the climate system, are home to highly productive ecosystems, and have numerous societal impacts. Establishment of a global network of boundary current observing systems is a critical part of ongoing development of the Global Ocean Observing System. The characteristics of boundary current systems are reviewed, focusing on scientific and societal motivations for sustained observing. Techniques currently used to observe boundary current systems are reviewed, followed by a census of the current state of boundary current observing systems globally. The next steps in the development of boundary current observing systems are considered, leading to several specific recommendations.

Document Type: Article
Keywords: western boundary current systems; eastern boundary current systems; ocean observing systems; time series; autonomous underwater gliders; drifters; remote sensing; moorings
Research affiliation: HZG
OceanRep > GEOMAR > FB1 Ocean Circulation and Climate Dynamics > FB1-PO Physical Oceanography
Woods Hole
Scripps
Refereed: Yes
DOI etc.: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00423
ISSN: 2296-7745
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2019 07:06
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2019 07:06
URI: http://eprints.uni-kiel.de/id/eprint/47570

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