Articles | Volume 15, issue 3
Ocean Sci., 15, 565–582, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-565-2019

Special issue: The Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS):...

Ocean Sci., 15, 565–582, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-565-2019

Research article 27 May 2019

Research article | 27 May 2019

Regional circulation patterns of Mediterranean Outflow Water near the Iberian and African continental slopes

Álvaro de Pascual-Collar et al.

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The Mediterranean Outflow Water (MOW) is a dense water mass originated in the Gibraltar Straight. The CMEMS IBI ocean reanalysis is used to provide a detailed view of the circulation and mixing processes of MOW near the Iberian and African Continental slopes. This work emphasizes the relevance of the complex bathymetric features defining the circulation and variability processes of MOW in this region.