Ukrainian Antarctic journal

No 1 (2003): Ukrainian Antarctic Journal
Articles

Large-scale peculiarities of the temperature and salinity fields of the sea surface along the route of the Seventh Ukrainian Antarctic Expedition

Yu. Artamonov
Marine Hydrophysical Institute of NAS of Ukraine, Sevastopol
A. Perov
Marine Hydrophysical Institute of NAS of Ukraine, Sevastopol
Keywords
  • front,
  • temperature and salinity fields,
  • the Atlantic Ocean,
  • Mediterranean Sea

Abstract

On the basis of the hydrological data received during the 7th Ukrainian Antarctic Expedition in January-March, 2002, the large-scale peculiarities of the temperature and salinity fields of the sea surface in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean sea are described. Sea surface front peculiarities are discussed. Seasonal changes of hydrological parameters in the tropical and middle latitudes of the Atlantic Ocean were determined.