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Lively Data, 2007

  • Dec. 14, 2007: Drier African monsoon

    Maps of Sea Level Anomaly clearly highligh the warming waters in the Gulf of Guinea during 2006 and 2007which was observed a late monsoon, unlike 2005 when the ocean was colder.

  • Nov. 19, 2007: Mediterranean seasons

    We can observe a difference of about 20 cm to 30 cm in the sea level between the seasons in the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Oct. 2, 2007: Hurricane Dean trajectory

    The trajectory of Hurricane Dean is tracked with wind speed modulus and significant wave height when it crossed the West-Indies in August 2007.

  • Aug. 21, 2007 : The Alboran eddies

    This example illustrates the hydrodynamic structures at the exit of the Strait of Gibraltar, in the Alboran Sea. They are revealed by Maps of Absolute Dynamic Topography.

  • May 09, 2007: About ocean variability

    The Agulhas system is an area of intense variability, ocean variability can be quantified by some statistical indicators as variance. Mesoscale variability is better described by a multi-mission configuration.

  • March 28, 2007: Cool Australian eddies

    The East Australian Current flows along the australian coastline and carries strong eddies southwards. The maps with the LAS show the East Australian Current features, and highlight the cold eddy during the austral summer 2007.

  • Feb. 26, 2007: Wind fields changes in latitude and in time

    Wind fields changes across Atlantic Ocean during July 2004 and January 2005.

  • Jan. 23, 2007: The Equator against the current

    Geostrophic assumption is not valid on the Equator where the Coriolis force is zero . In this area, the surface waters flow westward because of Trade Winds, as underlined by the LAS; however some waters seem to flow eastward.


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