Song Bo, Wang Huizan, Chen Changlin, Zhang Ren, Bao Senliang. Observed subsurface eddies near the Vietnam coast of the South China Sea[J]. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 2019, 38(4): 39-46. doi: 10.1007/s13131-019-1412-8
Citation: Song Bo, Wang Huizan, Chen Changlin, Zhang Ren, Bao Senliang. Observed subsurface eddies near the Vietnam coast of the South China Sea[J]. Acta Oceanologica Sinica, 2019, 38(4): 39-46. doi: 10.1007/s13131-019-1412-8

Observed subsurface eddies near the Vietnam coast of the South China Sea

doi: 10.1007/s13131-019-1412-8
  • Received Date: 2018-05-14
  • In this study, subsurface eddies near the Vietnam coast of the South China Sea were observed with in situ observations, including Argo, CTD, XBT and some processed and quality controlled data. Based on temperature profiles from four Argo floats near the coast of Vietnam, a subsurface warm eddy was identified in spring and summer. The multi-year Argo and Global Temperature and Salinity Profile Programme (GTSPP) data were merged on a seasonal basis based on the data interpolating variational analysis (DIVA) method to reconstruct the three-dimensional temperature structure. There is a warm eddy in the central subsurface at 12.5°N, 111°E below 300 m depth in spring, which does not exist in autumn and is weak in winter and summer. From CSIRO Atlas of Regional Seas (CARS) and Generalized Digital Environment Model (GDEM) reanalysis data, this subsurface warm eddy is also verified in spring.
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