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Ocean Sci., 13, 77-93, 2017
http://www.ocean-sci.net/13/77/2017/
doi:10.5194/os-13-77-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed
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Research article
30 Jan 2017
Seasonal resonance of diurnal coastal trapped waves in the southern Weddell Sea, Antarctica
Stefanie Semper and Elin Darelius

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Physical oceanography from mooring SB, SC, SD and SE in the Weddell Sea
E. Darelius and I. Fer
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.870518
Physical oceanography and current meter data from mooring F1
E. Fahrbach, R. A. Woodgate, and G. Rohardt
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.792882
Physical oceanography and current meter data from mooring F2
E. Fahrbach, R. A. Woodgate, and G. Rohardt
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.792883
Physical oceanography and current meter data from mooring F3
E. Fahrbach, R. A. Woodgate, and G. Rohardt
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.792884
Physical oceanography and current meter data from mooring F4
E. Fahrbach, R. A. Woodgate, and G. Rohardt
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.792885
Moored measurements of current, temperature and salinity in the southern Weddell Sea, January 2009-January 2010
I. Fer
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.869799
Ocean current, temperature and salinity measurements from moorings at the southern Weddell Sea continental slope, February 2010-February 2011
I. Fer
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.871146
Temperature and current measurements in the Weddell Sea at mooring site S3
A. Foldvik
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.870449
Temperature and current measurements in the Weddell Sea at mooring site C and S2 in 1977
A. Foldvik and T. Gammelsrød
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.869813
Temperature and current measurements in the Weddell Sea at mooring site D1, D2, S2-1985 and S2-1987
A. Foldvik}, T. Gammelsrød, and S. Østerhus, S.
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.869820
Temperature and current measurements in the Weddell Sea at mooring site A
T. Kvinge
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.870436
Temperature and current measurements in the Weddell Sea at mooring site B1 and B2 in 1968
T. Kvinge and A. Foldvik
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.869804
Physical oceanography from CTD in the Weddell Sea, Antarctica, during the RRS Ernest Shackleton cruise ES033
K. W. Nicholls and I. Fer
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.854148
Temperature and current measurements in the Weddell Sea at mooring site Fr1 and Fr2
R. A. Woodgate, E. Fahrbach, M. Schr{\"o}der, G. Rohardt, and K. W. Nicholls
doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.869905
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Velocity measurements from moorings at the shelf break in the southern Weddell Sea reveal strong diurnal tidal currents, which are enhanced by ca. 50 % in austral summer compared to winter. A numerical code describing coastal trapped waves (CTWs) is used to explore the effect of changing stratification and circulation on wave properties. It is found that near-resonance between CTWs and diurnal tides during austral summer can explain the observed enhancement of diurnal tidal currents.
Velocity measurements from moorings at the shelf break in the southern Weddell Sea reveal strong...
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