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Ocean Sci., 13, 195-207, 2017
http://www.ocean-sci.net/13/195/2017/
doi:10.5194/os-13-195-2017
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Research article
24 Mar 2017
The Mediterranean outflow in the Strait of Gibraltar and its connection with upstream conditions in the Alborán Sea
Jesús García-Lafuente et al.
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RC1: 'Seasonal variability of Mediterranean Outflow', Anonymous Referee #1, 19 Jan 2017 Printer-friendly Version 
AC1: 'Reply to Anonymous Referee #1', CRISTINA NARANJO, 16 Feb 2017 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
 
RC2: 'Review of the paper entitle: “The Mediterranean Outflow in the Strait of Gibraltar and its connection with upstream conditions in the Alborán Sea” by Jesús García-Lafuente, Cristina Naranjo, Simone Sammartino, José C. Sánchez-Garrido, Javier Del', Anonymous Referee #2, 07 Feb 2017 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
AC2: 'Author Comments to Anonymous Referee #2', CRISTINA NARANJO, 16 Feb 2017 Printer-friendly Version Supplement 
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AR by CRISTINA NARANJO on behalf of the Authors (21 Feb 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (Editor review) (22 Feb 2017) by Dr. Mario Hoppema  
AR by CRISTINA NARANJO on behalf of the Authors (24 Feb 2017)  Author's response  Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (28 Feb 2017) by Dr. Mario Hoppema
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Short summary
This study shows the influence of the Western Alboran circulation on the composition of the outflow through the Strait of Gibraltar, which is mainly composed by intermediate and Deep Mediterranean Water. While the effect of the gyre in the deep water proportion was already reported, the effect on the intermediate flow has not been addressed yet. The size of the gyre was compared with the characteristic of the outflow in the strait. Results show the intermediate flow benefits from a weak gyre.
This study shows the influence of the Western Alboran circulation on the composition of the...
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