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Published via the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Coastal and Estuarine Sciences Series.

This quantity is one consequence of the IDOE overseas Symposium on Coastal Upwelling, however it isn't really a real symposium complaints. the various papers within the booklet weren't provided on the assembly, a few papers and posters that have been awarded on the symposium will not be within the booklet, and not one of the discussions following oral displays is integrated. All papers submitted to the editor have been reviewed via nameless referees, who instructed for or opposed to inclusion and recommended alterations. The editor needs to thank the greater than a hundred scientists who helped enhance the publication through their professional studies of the person papers.


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T T Acknowledgements. The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) provided the i n s t r u - Vol. 1 ments for the surface meteorological stations as well as the research a i r c r a f t with i t s highly trained crew and support teams. Data processing was at NCAR and the Computing Center at Florida State University. We are indebted to the students who participated i n the f i e l d phases of JOINT I I , and we appreciate the technical assistance of D. Rudd and P. Mullinax. This i s a contribution of the CUEA Program of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration (IDOE) funded by the National Science Foundation under Grants OCE 76-82831 and OCE 77-27735.

The s o l i d l i n e i s the regression l i n e computed using a l l data f o r V > 13 m/s. 70. T T 30 T MOODY ET AL. Copyright 1981 by the American Geophysical Union Coastal and Estuarine Sciences Coastal Upwelling Results The mean maps for the two years are similar, A d e f i n i t e plume of cold, upwelled water i s evident south of Cabo Nazca with i t s axis running west northwestward from the coast. A wind maximum (at 152 m) i s apparent over the cold plume with highest wind speeds some 10 to 15 km offshore.

5)o Cold events tend to be accompanied by DORMAN AND PALMER Copyright 1981 by the American Geophysical Union Vol. 2) at Scripps P i e r . The source of t h i s less saline water i s the s a l i n i t y minimum just below the surface ( F i g . 6). Because water with the lower s a l i n i t y and temperature i s just below the surface and the lower temperatures could not have moved i n on the surface, these major cold events are assumed to beipwelling. Major upwelling events occur on an average of twice a summer (Table 1).

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