Structure and Variability of the Atlantic Water on the Transects

  • Walczowski WaldemarEmail author
Part of the GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences book series (GEPS)


The Atlantic Water can be easily distinguished from other water masses occurring in the investigated region. It is characterized mostly by much higher temperature and salinity. The higher temperature is a factor which reduces the water density; the higher salinity increases the density.


Atlantic Water Anticyclonic Eddy Advection Velocity Knipovich Ridge Southern Transect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Oceanology, Physical OceanographyPolish Academy of SciencesSopotPoland

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