Somali Current: Recent Measurements During the Southwest Monsoon

Science  01 Jul 1977:
Vol. 197, Issue 4298, pp. 51-53
DOI: 10.1126/science.197.4298.51


The Somali Current was measured at approximately maximum strength for the year during the southwest monsoon on 11 and 12 August 1975 (approximately 1½ days) at stations spaced 20 to 35 kilometers apart. These measurements permit a nearly synoptic detailed mapping of the temperature structure of a major western boundary current.