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Drifting Buoys in the Benguela Current Region, 1999 - 2002
Entry ID: NatMIRC_20020325_16047

Abstract: The aim of this study is to describe and
quantify surface circulation in the Benguela ecosystem in relation to:
1) the transport and retention of, not only pelagic egg and larvae,
but also to that of its food supply, and 2) transport towards and
convergence on the Angola-Benguela front.

Specific objectives are
1. to identify locations of preferred onshore or offshore transport;
2. to identify ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 40.0   S: -35.0   E: 55.0   W: 16.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-08-29