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Plot Antarctic Circumpolar Current Fronts

  • ant_map(northern_latitude)Initialize map of Antarctica using Andrew Roberts' ncpolarm function,
  • plot_pfPlot Polar Front plots location of this front with optional output of
  • plot_saccfPlot Polar Front plots location of this front with optional output of
  • plot_safPlot Polar Front plots location of this front with optional output of
  • plot_sbdyPlot Polar Front plots location of this front with optional output of
  • plot_stfPlot Polar Front plots location of this front with optional output of
  • front_data_dl.mDownloads front data from World Ocean Circulation Experiment Southern
  • plot_ACC_fronts.mPlot the meridional extent of fronts associated with the Antarctic
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Plot Antarctic Circumpolar Current Fronts

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

plot_saccf
function [saccflat,saccflon] = plot_saccf
% Plot Polar Front plots location of this front with optional output of 
% latitude and longitude arrays. 
% Data described in Orsi, A. H., T. Whitworth III and W. D. Nowlin, Jr., 
% 1995: On the meridional extent and fronts of the Antarctic Circumpolar 
% Current, Deep-Sea Res. I, 42, 641-673, available at 
% http://woceatlas.tamu.edu/Sites/html/atlas/SOA_DATABASE_DOWNLOAD.html.
%
% Coded by Chad A. Greene, 2013. 
% 
% See also plot_fronts, plot_pf, plot_saccf, plot_saf, plot_sbdy, plot_stf,
% and ant_map. 

saccf = importdata('saccf.txt');
saccflon = saccf.data(:,1); 
saccflat = saccf.data(:,2); 

plotm(saccflat,saccflon,'m.','markersize',5)
textm(-59.3,45,' SACCF','color','m')

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