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Volume 32 Issue 02

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Volume 32, No. 2
Pages 40 - 41

SIDEBAR. Upper-Ocean Salinity Stratification During SPURS-2

Janet Sprintall
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The SPURS-2 region beneath the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean is influenced by strong horizontal and vertical salinity gradients that result from numerous processes and features, including fronts, eddies, and filaments, freshening from local rainstorms, and advection of surface freshwater anomalies.

Citation

Sprintall, J. 2019. Upper ocean salinity stratification during SPURS-2. Oceanography 32(2):40–41, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2019.210.

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