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The association and creation of Antarctic Oceanology II: The Australian-New Zealand Sector have been prompted with numerous concerns in brain. it's noticeable that the worth of any medical contribution treating a specific geographical zone is significantly more desirable whilst the person paintings is compiled and awarded with different contributions that ponder the medical difficulties of an analogous region from diversified techniques. there is not any doubt that the aptitude worth of a collective quantity some distance exceeds that of any one contributions. therefore this geographical technique, which has been effectively utilized in many books, has additionally been utilized in this quantity of the Antarctic learn sequence. additionally, the contributions during this quantity have benefited from one very important and essentially varied place to begin, the learn software of the USNS Eltanin. a wide component of marine geologic, marine geophysical, and oceanographic info for this zone of the sea south of Australia and New Zealand has been accrued at the same time aboard the Eltanin, the antarctic learn vessel of the nationwide technological know-how beginning. many of the Eltanin cruises spanning the interval of the final 2-3 years were dedicated to reconnaissance surveying of this region. The surveys were multidisciplinary by way of layout, and the send tracks were systematically laid out as a part of an over-all plan to survey the complete circumpolar ocean surrounding the antarctic continent


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Cruise (top) and averaged over January 7 and January 10-14, 1970, during Eltanin cruise 41 (bottom). presenceof quasi-isothermalsurface water north of Enderby Land in summer in contrast with the still quitesteepgradientsin the Australiansector. Effectso] Frontsand Cyclones Whereasthe averagedvaluesclearlyshowa depend,ence of sea-air fluxes on the surface wind direction (Figures 15 and 16), the individual values exhibit ,considerable scatteraboutthe meansand point to the significanceof other characteristicsof the surfaceair, _in particularits past history and its relation to the fronts and cyclonesthat track eastward acrossthe southernIndian Ocean.

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