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General Circulation of Water Masses in the Red Sea

  • G. Siedler

Abstract

A summary is given of the main features of the Red Sea circulation caused by evaporation and wind stress. Average temperature and salinity distributions are discussed, and some estimates of the water budget and water renewal times are calculated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Siedler
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Woods Hole Oceanographic InstitutionWoods HoleUSA
  2. 2.Institut für MeereskundeUniversität KielKielGermany

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