Review of U. S. Contributions to Warm?Core Rings Academic Article uri icon


  • Warm-core rings have been the subject of intense scrutiny in recent years. In fact, most of the detailed studies of rings have transpired since Richardson [1983] wrote his review of the literature for the Gulf Stream. Thus, this IUGG Quadrennial review of U.S. research will attempt to bring the reader up to date on the recent results since Richardson’s summary for the Gulf Stream including some of the recent work by U.S. investigators in the Agulhas and Gulf of Mexico.

publication date

  • January 1991