Dynamics of the West Spitsbergen Current
Despite a significant progress in technology, measuring ocean currents in open ocean from the ship remains difficult and the results obtained have large errors. It is affected by several factors. The first of them is the point of reference. Measurements are performed from an observation platform which moves in all planes, and vertical accelerations are sometimes significant.
KeywordsGlobal Satellite Position System Geopotential Anomaly West Spitsbergen Current Barotropic Component Baroclinic Flow
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