dynamic topography

dynamic topography

[dī¦nam·ik tə′päg·rə·fē]
(mapping)
A topographic map indicating the dynamic depth of an isobaric surface.
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The time-average dynamic topography, relative to the GRACE geoid, appears in Fig.
The ageostrophic flow was calculated as the 5-m total flow minus the geostrophic component from the mean dynamic topography in Fig.
Stenseng, 2015: The DTU13 MSS (mean sea surface) and MDT (mean dynamic topography) from 20 years of satellite altimetry.
Part 1: Active scalar fields: Temperature, salinity, dynamic topography, mixed-layer depth, bottom pressure.
Rio, 2011: A global mean dynamic topography and ocean circulation estimation using a preliminary GOCE gravity model.
Galperin, 2009: Mean dynamic topography of the ocean derived from satellite and drifting buoy data using three different techniques.
GOCE has provided dynamic topography and circulation patterns of the oceans with unprecedented quality and resolution, improving our understanding of the dynamics of world oceans.
et al., 2005, Dynamic topography produced by lower crustal flow against rheological strength heterogeneities bordering the Tibetan Plateau, Geophys.
Moucha's findings show that the jagged shoreline may have been caused by the interplay between the Earth's surface and its mantle-a process known as dynamic topography. Advanced modeling suggests that the shoreline, referred to as the Orangeburg Scarp, may have shifted as much as 196 feet.
"Dynamic topography is a very important contributor to Earth's surface evolution.
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