Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Point of contact: jrc-emis@ec.europa.eu

Title: EMIS - MODEL Monthly climatology Mixed Layer Depth (in m)

Description

Monthly climatology Mixed Layer Depth (in m) derived from the different GETM hydrodynamic model implementations for EU regional seas. MLD is computed as the depth where potential seawater density (kg/m3) differs by 0.1 from the surface value. It indicates the fraction of the water column where vertical mixing (either by convection or by turbulent diffusion) is possible.

Contributors
Adolf Stips adolf.stips@ec.europa.eu
How to cite
Stips, Adolf (2016):  EMIS - MODEL Monthly climatology Mixed Layer Depth (in m). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/2bf20e0b-4e8a-42fc-b197-02db6fd2af56
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Additional information
Last modified 2013-06-11
Issue date 2016-08-10
Landing page http://emis.jrc.ec.europa.eu/
Temporal coverage

From: 1997-03-01 – To: 2012-05-31

Language English
Data theme(s) Environment
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT
EuroVoc concept(s) environmental monitoring; ocean; oceanography; protected area
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/2bf20e0b-4e8a-42fc-b197-02db6fd2af56
Geographic information
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General information: Monthly climatology Mixed Layer Depth (in m) derived from the GTEM hydrodynamic model results. GETM solves the three-dimensional hydrostatic equations of motion applying the Boussinesq approximation and the eddy viscosity assumption (Burchard and Bolding, ...
Geographic bounding box

70.0° N, 42.0° E, 10.0° S, -30.0° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89

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