This manuscript benefited from the constructive comments of two anonymous reviewers. This work was supported in part through ONR (NOPP) ECCO Grant N00014-99-1-1050 and by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research Grant DE-FG02-93ER61677. This is a contribution of the Consortium for Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean (ECCO) funded by the National Oceanographic Partnership Program.
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