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P. 263-373. Pergamon Press, New York. 1963. FUGLISTER, F. C. and L. V. WORTHINGTON. (1951) Some re sults of a multiple ship survey of the Gulf Stream, Tellus 3 , 1-14. , M. G. LANGSETH and M. EWING. (1962) Thermal gradient measurements in the water and bottom sediment of the western Atlantic. / . Geophys. Res. 67(2), 785-803. HERMAN, F. (1959) Hydrographie observations in the Faroe Bank Channel and over the Faroe-Iceland Ridge, June 1959. Cons. Int. Explor. Mer. Hydrog. Committee, No. 118. ISELIN, C.
Richardson (1960) has introduced a system where temperature sensors at a n u m b e r of depths are towed through the ocean afixed to a faired chain. With various types of recording systems these give continuous observations in the horizon tal a n d show another degree of complexity in ocean structure. They have proved useful in the study of internal wave p h e n o m e n a (LaFond, 1963). 'Λ'. ATLANTIC CHAIN 7-35 DATE 3 6 0I 6 N , 68°22'W 22APR59 N . E . ATLANTIC CHAIN 7 - G 8 3 6 ° 1 f N, 1 3 ° 5 3'W 9MAY59 S.
Res. 1 (4), 269-290. Dynamical Oceanography (Chapter Methuen, London. 1953. V I I ) . PROUDMAN, J. CHAPTER 7 CURRENTS AND WATER MASSES I T seems fitting at this point to make a cursory examination of the gross circulation patterns a n d the distribution of physical properties in the ocean. T h e conditions observed must be the result of interactions between the ocean a n d the atmo sphere and some references will be made to the processes involved. Later, under such headings as Wind Driven Currents, T h e Heat Budget of the Ocean, and Thermohaline Circulation, progress towards understanding the interactions will be ex amined.