Variation of Positions and Structures of the Oceanic Fronts in the Indian Ocean Sector of the Southern Ocean in the Period from 1965 to 1987

  • Y. Nagata
  • Y. Michida
  • Y. Umimura


Based on oceanographic observations made from Japanese icebreakers on their cruises to and from Syowa Station over the last 22 years, temporal and spatial variations of the oceanic fronts in the Southern Ocean are analyzed. It is concluded that interannual variability is detectable even from observations taken only once a year.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Nagata
    • 1
  • Y. Michida
    • 2
  • Y. Umimura
    • 3
  1. 1.Geophysical InstituteUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Hydrographic DepartmentMSATokyoJapan
  3. 3.Tokai UniversityShimizuJapan

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