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Physical Settings: Physical Oceanography

Physical Oceanography
IX. Selected Physical Oceanography Resources

Research/Monitoring Institutions

  • Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing
  • Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey
  • National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla
  • University of California at Santa Cruz

Books/Journal Articles:

  • Bolin, R.S. and D.P. Abbott. 1963. Studies on the marine climate and phytoplankton of the central coastal area of California, 1954-1960. California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations. 9:23-45.
  • Breaker, L.C. 1989. El Niño and related variability in sea-surface temperature along the central California coast. in D.H. Peterson (Ed.) Aspects of climate variability in the Pacific and Western Americas. Geophys. Mono. 55. Amer. Geophys. Union. Wash. D.C. 133:140.
  • Breaker, L.C. and W.W. Broenkow. 1994. The Circulation of Monterey Bay and related processes. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review. 32:1-64.
  • Griggs, G.B. 1974. Nearshore current patterns along the central California coast. Estuarine and Coastal Marine Science, 2:395-405.
  • Lynn, R. J. and J. J. Simpson. 1987. The California Current system: the seasonal variability of its physical characteristics, J. Geophys Res., 92:12,947-12,966.
  • Paduan, J.D., E.T. Petruncio, D.E. Barrick and B.J. Lipa. 1995. Surface currents within and offshore of Monterey Bay as mapped by a multiple-site HF radar (CODAR) network. Proceedings, IEEE 5th Working Conference on Current Measurement, St. Petersburg, FL. 7-9 Feb. 1995. p 137-142.
  • Rosenfeld, L.K. F.B. Schwing, N. Garfield and D.E. Tracy. 1994. Bifurcated flow from an upwelling center: a cold water source for Monterey Bay. Continental Shelf Res. 14:931-964.
  • Wooster, W. and D. Fluharty (eds). 1985. El Niño North: Niño effects in the eastern subarctic Pacific Ocean. Washington Sea Grant Program. Univ. Washington.

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