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Currents in the Bismarck Sea and Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea

Steinberg, C.R; Choukroun, S.M.; Slivkoff, M.M.; Mahoney, M.V.; Brinkman, R.M.
12/21/2011
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Steinberg, C.R., Choukroun, S.M., Slivkoff, M.M., Mahoney, M.V., Brinkman, R.M, 2006. Currents in the Bismarck Sea and Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea. Australian Institute of Marine Science and The Nature Conservancy. TNC Pacific Island Countries Report No. 6/06.

Model and satellite observations are analysed in order to reveal the major characteristics of the Bismarck Sea circulation. Once the large scale circulation is known, connectivity studies within the Bismarck Sea can then be made and provide the basis for oceanic boundary conditions for
any higher resolution model of Kimbe Bay

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