Editors: R. MORROW & E. KESTENARE The Southern Ocean is a region where many of the ocean’s deep waters are formed or transformed, by the intense air-sea-ice exchanges. The Southern Ocean also provides the main oceanic link between the Pacific, the Atlantic and the Indian Oceans, so its very important to monitor the Southern Ocean […]

The upper ocean

Editors: R. MORROW & E. KESTENARE The upper ocean between Tasmania and Antarctica is separated into different dynamical regimes. Just south of Tasmania, around 45°S, the ship crosses the Sub-Tropical Front (STF) which separates the warm and salty subtropical waters from the cooler waters to the south. Around 50°S it crosses the Sub-Antarctic Front (SAF) […]