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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

Fig. 14 | Geoscience Letters

Fig. 14

From: A survey of submesoscale currents

Fig. 14

Meddy SCV. An acoustic tomographic image of a cross section of T in a Mediterranean eddy (Meddy) offshore in the Eastern Atlantic (Papenberg et al. 2010). It is formed by an instability of the separating Iberian slope current fed by the Mediterranean outflow. Lifetimes are up to years, and a few are known to traverse the width of the Atlantic ocean

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