The Observed Winter Circulation of Lake Ontario

R. L. Pickett Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, NOAA, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48104

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Abstract

Observations of Lake Ontario's monthly mean properties during the winter of 1972–73 suggest that currents and temperatures are nearly constant with depth and that the lake-wide mean circulation pattern consists of either one counterclockwise or two counterrotating gyres.

Abstract

Observations of Lake Ontario's monthly mean properties during the winter of 1972–73 suggest that currents and temperatures are nearly constant with depth and that the lake-wide mean circulation pattern consists of either one counterclockwise or two counterrotating gyres.

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