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By T. Teramoto

This quantity contains the ultimate file of the learn venture entitled the Dynamics of the Deep Ocean flow. The layered constitution of the subsurface flow, which have been anticipated within the hypothetical version proposed sooner than the learn, is proven via Eulerian and Lagrangian measurements of present. by way of the numerical version, the deep movement of the Philippine Sea, which has been lengthy alleged to be remoted from the North Pacific, is published to be derived in shut organization with that of the latter ocean. habit of the deep present round the equator is additionally clarified by way of numerical modeling. via the huge use of sediment trapping know-how, it turns into transparent that sinking sediments play a major position within the distribution of chemical compounds within the deep ocean. Graduate scholars within the box of oceanography will locate this a superb textbook.

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50 surfaces (Fig. 4b, c) and on an isopycnal surface at about 1000 d b (Kaneko and Teramoto, 1985). This characteristic holds true in the thick layer down to the sea bottom, at least from 1000 db. Roughly describing, oxygen in the western North Pacific is high in the south region and low in the north. For example, just east of the Izu-Ogasawara-Mariana Ridge, it is low north of about 24"N and relatively high in the south (Fig. 4b to 4e). , the deepest gap of the ridge, faces the south region filled with high-oxygen water.

Isopycnal lines of potential density referred t o 0 d b is shown as contour lines. Philippine Basin, the bottom water was slightly colder and denser in the western part than in the eastern part. This may be indicating the existence of a broad western boundary current toward the south along the eastern rise of the Philippine Trench. 2. 1. 0bservat ion Measurement and data analysis The topography of the Philippine Sea and the location of the hydrographic stations are shown in Fig. 1. The Izu-Ogasawara Ridge and the Mariana Ridge 42 separate the Philippine Sea from the North Pacific Ocean at a depth greater than 3000 m.

Y. ), 78 pp. Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 1988. Preliminary Report of the Hakuho Maru Cruise KH-87-1 (WESTPAC), 22 January - 10 March 1987. T. Teramoto and K. ), 139 pp. Reid, J. , and P. F. Lonsdale, 1974. On the flow of water through the Samoan Passage. J. Phys. , 4, 58-73. Reid, J. , and R. L. Lynn, 1971. On the influence of the Norwegian-Greenland and Weddell seas upon the bottom waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans. , 18, 1063-1088. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, 1978.

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