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Comparison of sea level and currents off the Oregon coast using mean monthly data

James Gordon Marthaler

Comparison of sea level and currents off the Oregon coast using mean monthly data

by James Gordon Marthaler

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Ocean currents -- Pacific Ocean.

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    Statementby James Gordon Marthaler.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15519440M

    Observations of wind and sea level along the U.S. West Coast agree with predictions using a wind-forced, damped, first-order wave equation based on CTW theory (Fig. ; Halliwell and Allen ). The SuperCODE array tested CTW theory for predictions of both sea level and along-shelf velocity (Brink et al. ; Chapman ).Author: Russ E. Davis, Lynne D. Talley, Dean Roemmich, W. Brechner Owens, Daniel L. Rudnick, John Toole, Rob. Climate Central bridges the scientific community and the public, providing clear information to help people make sound decisions about the climate.

    EcoWatch is the nation's leading environmental news site. We are leading the charge in using online news to drive fundamental change. Two parcels of air, one dry and one wet, sit at the same temperature at sea level. What will the temperature difference between the two bodies of air be after they rise to meters elevation? - The dry parcel of air will be 8 degrees colder than the wet parcel of air.

      For validation of the M 2 sea level variability reproduced by the JCOPE‐T and OTIS models, we use the sea level observation data collected by Japan Coastal Guard (JCG), Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), and Korean Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration (KHOA) institutions. Data used for comparison with the model results passed a Cited by: These instruments measure the level of the sea relative to reference points on land. Per the Sea Level Research Group at the University of Colorado, “Although the global network of tide gauges comprises of a poorly distributed sea level measurement system, it offers the only source of historical, precise, long-term sea level data.”.


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Comparison of sea level and currents off the Oregon coast using mean monthly data by James Gordon Marthaler Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the adjustment, mean sea level was held fixed as observed at 21 tide stations in the United States and 5 in Canada. The year indicates the time of the general adjustment.

A synonym for Sea-level Datum of The geodetic datum is fixed and does not take into account the changing stands of sea level. Because the tidal currents are created by the same forces which cause the tides, the currents can be predicted in much the same way as the tides.

Observational data on the currents at a location can be analyzed using the same methods employed to analyze tides, and the results of that analysis can be used to generate predictions of tidal currents.

an analysis is presented of the low-frequency fluctuations (w% cycle per day %cpdcoast, based on the and measurements from moored current meters in. Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future explains that sea level along the U.S.

west coast is affected by a number of factors. These include: climate patterns such as the El Nino, effects from the melting of modern and ancient ice sheets, and geologic processes, such as plate tectonics.

Directly wind-coherent near-inertial surface currents off the Oregon coast are investigated with a statistical parameterization of observations and outputs of a regional numerical ocean model and.

To examine whether a wind-driven surface Ekman velocity contribution plays a role, the subsurface (4 m) Ekman velocity is rotated to the across-track or along-shelf directions, respectively, and the mean value is removed for comparison (v Ekm).Time series of across-track velocity component anomalies and their differences are shown in Fig.

standard deviations of the moored ADCP v Cited by:   The corrected monthly mean data for before in a given year and region are thus more uncertain than are modern data, even when the number of constituent observations is the same.

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Guest essay by Albert Parker. Albert, Leon, Grinham, Church, Gibbes & Woodroffe recently published in Environmental Research Letters [1] a paper claiming the “rates of sea-level rise in the Solomon Islands over the past two decades are amongst the highest globally, averaging 3 mm yr−1 since and 7.

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), the rate of sea-level increase between and the end of was only inches ( mm) per year ( feet ( cm) per century) – much less than the 20th Century average.

Tidal currents are approximately m s − 1 (Ray, Egbert, & Erofeeva, ), causing a significant anti-clockwise rotation in the western Java Sea (Ding et al., ). Currents in the JS show a pronounced seasonality (Gordon, ).

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Choosing a different baseline period would not change the shape of the data over time. Inmore than 42% of their monthly station data was missing, so they simply made it up.

This is easy to identify because they mark fabricated temperatures with an “E” in their database. When presented with my claims of fraud, NOAA typically tries to arm wave it away with these two complaints. The drifter data in the Adriatic Sea showed that M2 and S2 tidal currents are rectilinear currents (reversing tides) aligned with the main axis of the Adriatic basin with maximum amplitude (∼7 cm/s for M2 and ∼4 cm/s for S2, using overlapping circular bins with 25 Cited by: 8.

A sea level rise at a rate of a few meters per century is not unusual in the paleoclimatic record, and therefore has to be considered possible, given existing global warming trends.

At present, more than million people live within five meters above sea level, and more than one Author: Fred Magdoff. Report on the currents and temperatures, and also those of the adjacent waters; sources of information; surface temperature; tables of temperatures; pack ice; summer temperatures; the Kuro Siwo and its extensions; table of North Pacific Sea temperatures; comparison of sea temperatures from observations by the CHALLENGER, and ; currents.

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