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Average monthly wind stress along coastal regions of the United States and Western Canada

Anne Monica Sister

Average monthly wind stress along coastal regions of the United States and Western Canada

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Coast Guard, Oceanographic Unit in Washington .
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    StatementCharles W. Morgan and William H. Anthony ; USCG Oceanographic Unit, Washington, D.C.
    SeriesOceanographic Unit technical report ; 77-1, Technical report (United States. Coast Guard. Oceanographic Unit) -- 77-1.
    ContributionsAnthony, William., United States. Coast Guard. Oceanographic Unit.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15215147M

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Average monthly wind stress along coastal regions of the United States and Western Canada by Anne Monica Sister Download PDF EPUB FB2

Number of Observations 29 iv AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND STRESS ALONG COASTAL REGIONS OF THE UNITED STATES AND WESTERN CANADA By CHARLES W. MORGAN WILLIAM H. ANTHONY INTRODUCTION In the course of work on modeling the average seasonal surface current in coastal regions of the United States a need arose for average wind.

Average monthly wind stress along coastal regions of the United States and Western Canada / Related Titles. Series: Technical report (United States. Coast Guard. Oceanographic Unit) ; By.

Morgan, Charles W. Anthony, William. United States. Coast Guard. Average monthly wind stress along coastal regions of the United States and Western Canada. Washington, D.C.: Dept. of Transportation, Coast Guard, Oceanographic Unit, [?] (OCoLC) Average monthly wind stress along coastal regions of the United States and Western Canada by Anne Monica (Book) 2 editions published in in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

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All these uncertainties combine to give a wide range of estimates of monthly mean wind speed for the chosen datasets with uncertainty in mean values, spatial patterns and changes over by: long, cool summers and mild winters; coastal climate characterized by low clouds, fog, and drizzle for much of the year.

Covers the coastal areas of the northwestern United States, the British Isles, New Zealand, western France, and southeastern South Africa. Mediterranean: relatively dry climate with dry summers and rainy, mild winters. Monthly-mean wind stress and its longshore and offshore components have been computed using the bulk aerodynamic method for each of a string of 36 two-degree-latitude by two-degree-longitude squares along the coast of the north Indian Ocean.

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Coastal wind fields may have complex spatial structure, gions such as the northwest coast of the United States. The present study is motivated by an interest in under-standing and quantifying this influence of wind stress on ocean circulation along the U.S. West Coast.

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