Title Direct measurement of the transport of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current over the Kerguelen Plateau [Mesures directes du transport du courant circumpolaire antarctique au travers du plateau de Kerguelen]
Author Park, Y.; Vivier, F.; Roquet, F.; Kestenare, E.; Sekma, H.
Author Affil Park, Y., Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Departement Milieux et Peuplement Aquatiques, Paris, France. Other: Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Universite Toulouse II, France
Source Rapport d'activité - Institut Français pour la Recherche et la Technologie Polaires, Vol.2009-2010, p.54-56, . Publisher: IFRTP, Plouzané, France. ISSN: 1283- 7598
Publication Date 2010
Notes In French Ant. Acc. No: 91516. GeoRef Acc. No: 309924
Index Terms bottom topography; ocean currents; ocean bottom; oceanography; Indian Ocean Islands--Heard Island; Indian Ocean-- Kerguelen Plateau; Indian Ocean Islands-- McDonald Islands; Southern Ocean; Antarctic Circumpolar Current; bottom features; currents; Heard Island; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean Islands; Kerguelen Plateau; McDonald Islands; ocean floors; subantarctic regions; troughs
Abstract Overview of results of 2009-10 hydrographic observations as part of Transport Across the Kerguelen Plateau (TRACK) program in Indian sector of Southern Ocean, with particular reference to role of Fawn Trough south-east of sub-Antarctic Heard Island in ensuring quasi-total transport of Antarctic Circumpolar Current over Kerguelen Plateau.
Publication Type journal article
Record ID 65006912