Seasonal variability of the temperature and heat fluxes in the Gulf of Mexico

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ZAVALA-HIDALGO, J.; PARÉS-SIERRA, A.; OCHOA, J.;
(2002)
  • Publisher: Centro de Ciencias de la Atmósfera, UNAM
  • Subject: Golfo de México | flujos de calor | modelación numérica | temperatura superficial del mar | variación estacional | Gulf of Mexico | heat fluxes | numerical model | sea surface temperature | seasonal variability

Heat fluxes between the atmosphere and the sea surface in the Gulf of Mexico are computed using the COADS climatology, bulk formulae, radiation estimations from satellite, and a numerical model. 9 W m-2 is the estimated mean surface heat flux into the ocean, this is hig... View more
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