Ocean Mesoscale Processes II

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Joao Marcos Souza, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Oceanography, Honolulu, HI, United States and Ryo Furue, IPRC Univ of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, United States
Primary Conveners:  Ali Belmadani, University of Concepcion, Department of Geophysics, Concepcion, Chile
Co-conveners:  Ryo Furue1,2, Hidenori Aiki2 and Pedro Vélez-Belchí3, (1)IPRC Univ of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, United States(2)JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan(3)Spanish Institute of Oceanography, Instituto, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
OSPA Liaisons:  Ryo Furue, IPRC Univ of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Rossby Rip Currents 
David Philip Marshall, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Bendix Vogel, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Kiel, Germany and Xiaoming Zhai, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
10:35 AM
Eddy-Mediated Transport of Circumpolar Deep Water Across the Antarctic Shelf Break
Andrew Stewart, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States and Andrew F Thompson, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States
10:50 AM
On the role of mesoscale eddies in ventilation of the Southern Ocean
Igor V Kamenkovich, RSMAS, Miami, FL, United States, Romain Laurent Pennel, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, LEMAR, Plouzane, France, Zulema D Garraffo, NOAA/EMC--IMSG Scientist III, College Park, MD, United States and Rana A Fine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States
11:05 AM
Water Mass Transformation by Near-Surface Mesoscale Eddy Stirring
Ryan P Abernathey, Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States
11:20 AM
Potential utility of three-dimensional temperature and salinity fields estimated from satellite altimetry and Argo data for improving mesoscale reproducibility in regional ocean modeling
Ryosuke Kanki1, Yusuke Uchiyama1, Dai Miyazaki1, Akiko Takano2, Yasumasa Miyazawa3 and Hidekatsu Yamazaki4, (1)Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, (2)University of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, (3)JAMSTEC, Yokohama, Japan, (4)Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
11:35 AM
Various Regimes of Instability and Formation of Coastal Eddies Along the Shelf Bathymetry
Laura Cimoli, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Guillaume Roullet, University of Western Brittany, Brest, France and Alexandre Stegner, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique Palaiseau, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau Cedex, France
11:50 AM
Tracer Stirring Around a Meddy : The Formation of  Layering
Thomas Meunier, Claire Menesguen, Richard Schopp and Sylvie Le Gentil, Laboratoire de Physique des Océans, Brest, France
12:05 PM
The Energetics of Centrifugal Instability
William K Dewar1 and Yang Jiao1,2, (1)Florida State Univ, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (2)National Marine Enviornmental Forecasting Center, Beijing, China
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