Articles | Volume 15, issue 5
Research article
22 Oct 2019
Research article |  | 22 Oct 2019

Seasonal variability of intermediate water masses in the Gulf of Cádiz: implications of the Antarctic and subarctic seesaw

David Roque, Ivan Parras-Berrocal, Miguel Bruno, Ricardo Sánchez-Leal, and Francisco Javier Hernández-Molina

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Short summary
Global circulation of intermediate water masses has been extensively studied; however, its regional and local circulation along continental margins and variability and implications on sea floor morphologies are still not well known. In this study the intermediate water mass variability in the Gulf of Cádiz and adjacent areas has been analysed and its implications discussed. Remarkable seasonal variations of the Antarctic Intermediate Water and the Subarctic Intermediate Water are determined.