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The physical oceanography of the Bering Sea: A summary of physical, chemical, and biological characteristics, and a synopsis of research on the Bering Sea

Phyllis J. Stabeno,1 James D. Schumacher,1 and Kiyotaka Ohtani2

1NOAA, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, Washington  98115
2Laboratory of Physical Oceanography, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan

in Dynamics of the Bering Sea: A Summary of Physical, Chemical, and Biological Characteristics, and a Synopsis of Research on the Bering Sea, T.R. Loughlin and K. Ohtani (eds.), North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), University of Alaska Sea Grant, AK-SG-99-03, 1–28.

General Circulation
Shelf Passes
Deep Aleutian Passes
Mean Upper Ocean Circulation
The Alaskan Stream
Aleutian North Slope Current
Bering Slope Current
The Kamchatka Current
Interior Flow
Deep Circulation
Shelf-Slope Exchange
Shelf Flow
Low Frequency Currents
Tidal Currents
Future Directions and Acknowledgments

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