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Upwelling characteristics and nutrient enrichment of the Kangaroo Island upwelling region, South Australia

Richardson, Laura; Middleton, J. F.; James, N. P.; Kyser, Thomas K.; Opdyke, Bradley


An analysis is presented of hydrographic and nutrient data collected over three years for the Kangaroo Island upwelling region, Lincoln Shelf, South Australia, to determine the signature of upwelled water, depth of upwelling and the source water mass being brought onto the shelf. Strong upwelling seasons were recorded during the 2007-2008 and 2009-2010 summers, while the summer of 2008-2009 had only one weak upwelling event. Strong upwelling events during February and March 2008 and February...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-04-05
Type: Journal article
Source: Continental Shelf Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2020.104111


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