Articles | Volume 17, issue 3
Ocean Sci., 17, 769–788, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-769-2021
Ocean Sci., 17, 769–788, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-769-2021

Research article 11 Jun 2021

Research article | 11 Jun 2021

Cape Verde Frontal Zone in summer 2017: lateral transports of mass, dissolved oxygen and inorganic nutrients

Nadia Burgoa et al.

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The circulation patterns in the confluence of the North Atlantic subtropical and tropical gyres delimited by the Cape Verde Front were examined during a field cruise in summer 2017. The collected hydrographic data, O2 and inorganic nutrients along the perimeter of a closed box embracing the Cape Verde Frontal Zone allowed for the independent estimation of the transport of these properties.