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Plot Antarctic Circumpolar Current Fronts

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Plot Antarctic Circumpolar Current Fronts

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04 Mar 2013 (Updated )

Plot the locations of the major fronts associated with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current.

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Description

Plot the meridional extent of fronts associated with the Antarctic Circumpolar Current as described by Alex Orsi and others in their landmark work, "On the meridional extent and fronts of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, Deep-Sea Res. I, 42, 641-673, 1995".
This script downloads data from the World Ocean Circulation Experiments Southern Ocean Atlas, which can be found online at http://woceatlas.tamu.edu/Sites/html/atlas/SOA_DATABASE_DOWNLOAD.html.

This function is now a plugin for Antarctic Mapping Tools.

Acknowledgements

Antarctic Mapping Tools inspired this file.

Required Products Mapping Toolbox
MATLAB
MATLAB release MATLAB 8.0 (R2012b)
Other requirements Internet connection required.
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Updates
26 Aug 2014

A cleaner rewrite as a plugin for Antarctic Mapping Tools. Example file now included.

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