An Altimetry-Derived Index of the Offshore Forcing on the “Pressure Point” of the West Florida Shelf: Anomalous Upwelling and Its Influence on Harmful Algal Blooms

Yonggang Liu1, Robert H Weisberg1, Jason M Lenes1, Lianyuan Zheng1, Katherine Hubbard2 and John Joseph Walsh1, (1)University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL, United States, (2)Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Saint Petersburg, FL, United States