XBT Analysis - Florida Current variability at 27°N
The Florida Current
Location of the AX_WBTS realizations, which were used to compute the Florida Current variability at 27°N, overlaid on the (left) Mean Dynamic Topography, and (right) Mean Geostrophic Velocity from the MDT_CNES-CLS09 climatology.
Florida Current mean velocity and standard deviation (27°N)
(left) Mean baroclinic geostrophic velocity across 27°N computed using 83 AX_WBTS realizations, and its (right) standard deviation. (lower) Time-series for the Florida Current baroclinic transport accross 27°N (1 Sv = 106m3s-1). Velocities are set to zero at the bottom.
The XBT data along AX_WBTS can be obtained here>>
The Mean Dynamic Topography and Mean Geostrophic Velocity fields are from the MDT_CNES-CLS09 climatology produced by CLS Space Oceanography Division and distributed by AVISO, with support from CNES.