SCOR Working Group 74

General Circulation of the Southern Ocean

Worth D.Nowlin Jr. (USA)
Other Full Members
Roger Chesselet (France), Arnold Gordon (USA), R. Heath (New Zealand), Peter Killworth (UK), K. Kusunoki (Japan), Johann Reinder Erlers Lutjeharms (South Africa), Alberto Piola (Argentina), and A. Sarukhanyan (USSR)
Associate Members
William Jenkins (USA)
Terms of Reference
  1. To identify major gaps in the knowledge of the general circulation of the Southern Ocean, bearing in mind its relevance to biology and climate.

  2. To specify physical and chemical programmes to investigate these problems.

Financial Sponsors
  1. 17-18 February 1983 in Palisades, New York, USA
  2. 15-17 May 1984 in Kiel, FRG