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Fig. 16 | Progress in Earth and Planetary Science

Fig. 16

From: Wind-driven decadal sea surface height and main pycnocline depth changes in the western subarctic North Pacific

Fig. 16

Hovmöller diagrams of SSH (cm) at the latitude of station K2 (47 N) due to the a first (n=1), b second (n=2), c third (n=3), and d fourth (n=4) baroclinic Rossby wave modes forced by the wind stress. Arrows indicate El Niño-related SSH depressions shown in Fig. 14 b. Meshing denotes Ekman vertical velocity anomaly from the mean value at each longitude smaller than − 0.2×10−6m s−1. The vertical dashed lines indicate the longitude of station K2 (160 E)

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