A temperature atlas of the Gulf of Panama, 1955-1959

Sund, Paul N. (1963) A temperature atlas of the Gulf of Panama, 1955-1959. La Jolla, CA, Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission,

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Abstract

The interests of the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission in the hydrography and biology of the Gulf of Panama have been adequately stated in the Commission's Bulletin series (Forsbergh, 1963; Howard, 1954; Howard and Landa, 1958; Peterson, 1961; Schaefer, 1953; Schaefer and Bishop, 1958; Schaefer, Bishop and Howard, 1958). The present report deals with data collected on 10 surveys made by Tuna Commission personnel for the purpose of describing seasonal upwelling by means of a study of the temperature structure of the Gulf of Panama, and a comparison of the thermal pattern during the dry, upwelling season (January to April) with that of the rainy season (May to December). Considerations of upwelling in the Gulf have been shown to be of interest and of probable biological consequence by Schaefer (1951) and by Simpson (1959). (PDF contains 60 pages.)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: A temperature atlas of the Gulf of Panama, 1955-1959
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Sund, Paul N.
Date: 1963
Publisher: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Place of Publication: La Jolla, CA
Issuing Agency: Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission
Uncontrolled Keywords: temperature; upwelling; Gulf of Panama
Subjects: Oceanography
Item ID: 3574
Depositing User: Joan Parker
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2010 07:08
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 17:11
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/3574

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