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Data holding centreLaboratory of Oceanography and Climate : Experiments and numerical Approaches - UMR 7159
CountryFrance  France
Time period1988 --->
Geographical area

Argentinian basin


Sea level; Dissolved oxygen parameters in the water column; Bathymetry and Elevation; Nutrient concentrations in sediment pore waters; Partial pressure (pCO2) and fugacity (fCO2) of carbon dioxide in the water column; Horizontal velocity of the water column (currents); Raw temperature and/or salinity instrument output; Total dissolved inorganic carbon (TCO2) concentration in the water column; Skin temperature of the water column


Inverted echosounders; current profilers; discrete water samplers; cameras; CTD


Long term time series of oceanographic data (physics, chemistry) from studies of the confluence of Brazil and Malvinas currents, in the framework of WOCE Program.

OriginatorsLaboratory of Oceanography and Climate : Experiments and numerical Approaches - UMR 7159

Saraceno M. and C. Provost (2006) Low frequency variability of the Zapiola anticyclone as observed from satellite altimetry: indication of possible collapses., Geophys. Res. Let. (submitted)., 2006; Saraceno M., C. Provost, A. Piola (2005) On the relationship of satellite derived surface temperature fronts and chlorophyll-a in the Western South Atlantic, J.Geophys.Res., 2005, 110, C11016; Saraceno M., C. Provost and M. Lebbah (2006) Biophysical regions identification using an artificial neuronal network: a case study in the southwest Atlantic, J.Adv.Space Res., 2006, 37,4, 793-805; Provost C., N. Chouaib, A. Spadone, L. Bunge, S. Arnault, and E. Sultan (2006) Interannual variability of the zonal sea surface slope at the equator in the Atlantic in the 1990�s., J.Adv. Space Res., 2006, 37, 4,,823-831; Saraceno M., C. Provost, A. R. Piola, J. Bava and A. Gagliardini (2004) The Brazil Malvinas Frontal System as seen from nine years of AVHRR data., J. Geophys. Res., 2004, 109, C5, C05027; Provost C., V. Garçon, L. Medina (1996) Hydrographic conditions in the surface layers over the slope-open ocean transition area near the Brazil/ Malvinas Confluence during austral summer 1990., Continental Shelf Res., 1996, 16,2,215-235; Provost C., C. Escoffier, K. Maamaatuaiahutaipu, A. Kartavtseff and V. Garçon (1999) The Subtropical Mode Waters in the South Atlantic Ocean., J. Geophys. Res., 1999, 104,210332-21049; Provost C. and P.Y. Le Traon (1993) Spatial and temporal scales in altimetric variability in the Brazil-Malvinas Current Confluence region : Dominance of the semi-annual period and large spatial scales., J. Geophys. Res, 1993, 98,15467-15486; Provost C., S. Gana, V. Garçon, K. Maamaatuaiahutapu and M. England (1995) Hydrographic conditions during austral summer 1990 in the Brazil/Malvinas Confluence region., J. Geophys. Res., 1995, 100,C6,10655-10682; Vigan X., C. Provost, P. Courtier and R. Bleck (2000) Sea surface velocities from sequences of Sea surface temperature images. Part 1: method and validation using MICOM outputs., JGR ocean, 2000, 105,19499-10514; Spadone A. and C. Provost (2006) New velocity measurements in the Malvinas Current (in prep) to be submitted to JGR, 2006; Vigan X., C. Provost, and G. Podesta (2000) Sea surface velocities from sequences of Sea surface temperature images. Part II: application to NOAA images of the Brazil Malvinas Confluence area., JGR ocean, 2000, 105,19515-19534; VIVIER F., PROVOST C. (1999) Direct velocity measurements in the Malvinas Current, Journal of Geophysical Research, 1999, 104,21083-21104; VIVIER F., PROVOST C. (1999) Volume transport of the Malvinas Current : can the flow be monitored by Topex-Poseidon ?, Journal of Geophysical Research, 1999, 104,21105-21112; VIVIER F., PROVOST C., MEREDITHG M.P. (2001) Remote and local wind forcing in the Brazil/Malvinas Confluence region., Journal Phys. Oceanogr., 2001, 31,892-913; Garzoli S.L, M. Johnson, A. Piola, C. Provost and G. Goni (2004) South Atlantic Ocean Observing System for Climate, CLIVAR (, 2004; Escoffier C. and C.Provost (1998) Surface forcing over the Southwest Atlantic from NCEP and ECMWF reanalyses on the period 1979-1990., Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 1998, 23,537-542; Provost C., O. Garcia and V. Garçon (1992) Analysis of satellite SST time series in the Malvinas Confluence region: dominance of the annual and semi-annual period., J. Geophys. Res., 1992, 97,17841-17858; Escoffier C. and C. Provost (1994) Wind forcing over the Southwest Atlantic. Comparisons between observations and ECMWF analyses., Monthly Weather Review, 1994, 123,5,1270-1287; Barré N., C. Provost, M. Saraceno (2006) Spatial and temporal scales of the Brazil-Malvinas Confluence documented by simultaneous MODIS Aqua 1.1-km resolution SST and color images., J.Adv.Space Res., 2006, 37,4,770-786; Maamaatuaiahutaipu K., C. Provost, C. Andrié and X. Vigan (1999) Origin and ages of mode waters in the Brazil/Malvinas Confluence region during austral winter 1994., J. Geophys. Res., 1999, 104,21051-21062; Maamaatuaiahutaipu K., V. Garçon, C. Provost, H. Mercier (1998) Transports of the Brazil and Malvinas Currents at their Confluence., J. Geophys. Res., 1998, 56,417-438; Maamaatuaiahutapu K., V. Garçon, C. Provost M. Boulahdid and A. Bianchi (1994) Brazil-Malvinas Confluence : Spring and winter water mass composition, J. Marine Res., 1994, 52,397-426; Maamaatuaiahutapu K., V. Garçon, C. Provost M. Boulahdid, A-P. Osiroff (1992) Brazil-Malvinas Confluence : water masses composition, J. Geophys. Res., 1992, 97,9493-9505; Anon (1990) Confluence 80-90: a preliminary study of the Southwestern Atlantic prepared by the Confluence principal investigators, Oceanographic Reports, Cover article EOS, 1990, 71 (43),1131-1134; Provost C., Garçon V. and Garzoli S. (1989) Sea level variability in the Brazil Malvinas Confluence region., Adv. Space Res., 1989, 9,387-392

OrganisationLaboratory of Oceanography and Climate : Experiments and numerical Approaches - UMR 7159
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactPROVOST Christine

Laboratory of Oceanography and Climate : Experiments and numerical Approaches - UMR 7159
UMR 7159 CNRS / IRD / Université Pierre et Marie Curie/MNHN Institut Pierre Simon Laplace - Boîte 100 4 Place Jussieu


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Global identifier4670
Last revised2007-02-27