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Relation of Lagragian structures and drifter dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico
Year:2013
Research Areas
  • Mathematics,
  • Engineering
Information
Abstract
We use a Lagrangian descriptor (the so called function M) which measures the length of particle trajectories on the ocean surface over a given interval of time. With this tool we identify the Lagrangian skeleton of the flow and compare it on three datasets over the Gulf of Mexico during the year 2010. The satellite altimetry data used come from AVISO and simulations from HYCOM GOMl0.04 experiments 30.1 and 31.0. We contrast the Lagrangian structure and transport using the evolution of several surface drifters. We show that the agreement in relevant cases between Lagrangian structures and dynamics of drifters depends on the quality of the data on the studied area.
International
Si
Congress
66th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics
960
Place
Pittsburgh, USA
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
978-1-279-07839-6
Start Date
24/11/2013
End Date
26/11/2013
From page
1
To page
1
Bulletin of the American Physical Society Volume 58, Number 18
Participants
  • Autor: Carolina Andrea Mendoza Parra (UPM)
  • Autor: Ana María Mancho (CSIC)
  • Autor: Stephen Wiggins (University of Bristol)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Departamento: Ciencias Aplicadas a la Ingeniería Naval
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