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Appendix A: Glossary of Physical Oceanography Terms
Pages 129-132

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... Baroclinic. Baroclinic flow is the portion of the flow due to the additional horizontal pressure gradients resulting from density variations (as opposed to the portion caused by the slope of the free surface)
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... ; transport of oil from the sea surface into the water column primarily due to APPENDIX A breaking wave activity and associated near surface turbulence (oil-spilI-modeling useage)
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... Scatterometry. A remote sensing technique to determine wind speed and direction using active microwave energy refracted from short (5-20 cm)
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... The Lagrangian net motion associated with finite amplitude waves. It transports mass in the direction of surface wave propagation.

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