0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Ocean Eddies’ Influence on Lula Field, Santos Basin, Brazil

[+] Author Affiliations
Marcelo Andrioni, Jose Antonio Moreira Lima, Luiz Alexandre Guerra, Eric Oliveira Ribeiro, Luis Manoel Paiva Nunes, Wellington Ceccopieri, Valéria de Souza Rego, Silas Manoel de Oliveira, Jr.

Petrobras, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

Paper No. OMAE2012-83480, pp. 189-193; 5 pages
doi:10.1115/OMAE2012-83480
From:
  • ASME 2012 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering
  • Volume 5: Ocean Engineering; CFD and VIV
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 1–6, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4492-2
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

Current data measured by an instrumented mooring line deployed at the Santos Basin, in a water depth of 2200 m, show a mean velocity of 0.20 m/s with no preferential direction. Extreme current events detected were associated with the presence of a pair of eddies with a dipole configuration. The jet stream created by the interaction of the cyclone-anticyclone pair was able to generate speeds up to 1.2 m/s at the first hundred meters of the water column. An investigative study with sea surface height anomaly fields processed from environmental satellites clearly shows the eddy structure during extreme current events.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In