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A search for the Tasman Front

Oke, Peter; Pilo, Gabriela S.; Ridgway, Ken R.; Kiss, Andrew; Rykova, Tatiana


The traditional view of the circulation in the Tasman Sea includes a coherent, quasi-zonal, eastward flow towards the northern tip of New Zealand that is widely referred to as the Tasman Front. This flow was first suggested in the 1960s by oceanographers reasoning that the source of volume transport “feeding” the East Auckland Current, around northern New Zealand and extending down the east coast, must be off eastern Australia. The first reported in situ measurements of the Tasman Front...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Marine Systems
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2019.103217
Access Rights: Open Access


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