Physical Measurements of Water Properties Across the Mouth of the Gulf of California during April 2013 (PESCAR24)
Rago, Thomas A.
Collins, Curtis A.
MetadataShow full item record
Hydrographic data were collected in Pescadero Basin (at the entrance to the Gulf of California) and subsequently along the West Coast of Baja California and Southern and Central California on R/V Point Sur from 19 April to 2 May 2013. Objectives of data collection were to measure both the exchange of waters between the Pacific Ocean and Gulf if California and the variation of water properties in the California Undercurrent as it transported water along the 1000 m isobaths to the north. The purpose of this report is to provide summary listings of cruise data, a description of data collection and processing procedures, and a brief report of oceanographic conditions. Data collection included profiles of conductivity, temperature, dissolved oxygen, nutrients and ocean currents at fixed stations as well as underway observations of sea surface and atmospheric properties and ocean currents. In contrast to previous observations of cyclonic flow, a well-defined pattern of anticyclonic flow of upper waters was observed in Pescadero Basin with flow into the Gulf of California and flow into the pacific along Sinaloa.
NPS Report NumberNPS-OC-13-002
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
State of the California Current, Spring 2008-2009: cold conditions drive regional differences in coastal production McClatchie, Sam; Charter, Richard; Watson, William; Lo, Nancy; Hill, Kevin; Manzano-Sarabia, Marlenne; Goerlicke, Ralf; Collins, Curtis; Bjorkstedt, Eric; Schwing, Franklin B.; Bograd, Steven J.; Kahru, Mati; Mitchell, Greg; Koslow, J. Anthony; Ralston, Stephen; Field, John; Peterson, William T.; Emmett, Robert; Valdes, Jose Gomez; Lavaniegos, Bertha E; Gaxiola-Castro, Gilberto; Rogers-Bennet, Laura; Gottschalk, Jon; L'Heureux, Michelle; Xue, Yan; Munger, Lisa; Campbell, Greg; Merkens, Karlina; Camacho, Dominique; Havron, Andrea; Douglas, Annie; Hildebrand, John (CalCOFI Reports, 2009);This report describes the state of the California Surrent system (CCS) between the springs of 2008 and 2009 based on observations taken along the west coast of North America. the dominant forcing on the CCS during this ...
Cost-effectiveness of management activities related to the interaction between the California sea lion and the souther California shark gill-net fishery. Jackson, Terry D. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1983);The California Department of Fish and Game is presently considering a request to the Secretary of Commerce to regain management authority of the California sea lion because of mortalities and economic loss resulting from ...
Stevens, R. Scott (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1997-09);The California Coastal Jet can have a significant impact on many operations. This study examines the sensitivity of the California Coastal Jet to the synoptic-scale flow by examining the surface reflection of the jet at a ...