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Pacific Wind Stress & Anomalies

Jeremy Rolph, Mark A. Bourassa, and Shawn R. Smith
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Florida State University


FIGURE A1.2  FSU SURFACE PSEUDO-STRESS VECTORS AND ANOMALIES: Pseudo stress vector (top) are objectively analyzed from ship and buoy winds on a 2 degree grid. Ship and buyo data are independently weighted and the background field is created from the data. Contour interval of the vector magnitude is 20 m2s-2. Anomalies (bottom) are departures from 1981-2010 mean. The contour interval is 15 m2s-2. For more information, please visit:

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