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dc.contributor.author Owen, R. W.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-10T00:10:55Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-10T00:10:55Z
dc.date.issued 1980
dc.identifier.citation Owen, R. W. "Eddies of the California Current System: Physical and Ecological Characteristis." In: 2nd California Islands Multidisciplinary Symposium. 1978. 237-263. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10139/2881
dc.description.abstract This paper reviews eddies and their ecological effects in the California Current System (CCS). The importance of eddies lies in the physical properties of eddy motion and the effect on what we can identify to be systematic in flow patterns and in patterns of organism distribution. The Southern California Eddy (SC Eddy), which owes at least its character and perhaps its existence to the island and bank system off southern California, receives special attention because it is the most resolvable and ecologically significant eddy known in the CCS. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher National Park Service en_US
dc.subject California Current en_US
dc.subject Pacific Ocean en_US
dc.subject Santa Barbara Channel en_US
dc.subject California Channel Islands en_US
dc.subject Eddies en_US
dc.subject marine organisms en_US
dc.subject biological productivity en_US
dc.title Eddies of the California Current System: Physical and Ecological Characteristis en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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