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Evaluation of transiert tracer measurements from three cruises to the Mauritanian upwelling region: estimation of transit time distribution and ventilation

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Evaluation of transiert tracer measurements from three cruises to the Mauritanian upwelling region: estimation of transit time distribution and ventilation Dissertation Mian LIU Primary advisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Visbeck Second advisor: Dr. Toste Tanhua Department of Chemical Oceanography Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel Kiel University, Kiel, Germany November 2012 1 CATALOG Summary ........................................................................................................ i 1. Introduction ............................................................................................... 1 1.1 Motivation ............................................................................................. 1 1.2 Wind-driven Upwelling near the Mauritanian Coast ............................ 1 1.3 Ventilation Process in the upwelling region ......................................... 2 1.4 Transiert Tracer elements ...................................................................... 6 1.5 Transit Time Distribution (TTD) .......................................................... 7 1.6 How to choose the tracer ....................................................................... 8 2. Data and Method ....................................................................................... 10 2.1 Cruises and Stations ............................................................................ 10 2.2 Measurements ...................................................................................... 12 2.3 Choice of data ...................................................................................... 13 2.4 Choice of mixing ratio ........................................................................ 14 3. Results ....................................................................................................... 19 3.1 Mean State ................................................

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