Articles | Volume 12, issue 4
Research article
18 Aug 2016
Research article |  | 18 Aug 2016

Effects of surface current–wind interaction in an eddy-rich general ocean circulation simulation of the Baltic Sea

Heiner Dietze and Ulrike Löptien


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Short summary
Winds blowing over the ocean drive ocean currents. The oceanic response to winds is, in turn, influenced by ocean currents. Theoretical considerations suggest that the latter effect is especially pronounced in the Baltic Sea. The study presented here puts theses theoretical considerations in a high-resolution ocean circulation model of the Baltic Sea to the test.