On continental shelves, cross-shelf circulations influence the distributions and transport of heat, salt, phytoplankton, nutrients, and pollutants and can have a profound impact on coastal ecosystems. The mechanisms for such exchange can involve that driven by winds, flow across canyons, bottom boundary layer transport and cooling and evaporation. We invite abstracts focussed on cross-shelf circulation, how this relates to continental shelf properties and ecosystem responses including connectivity and larval transport. We invite contributions focusing on interdisciplinary techniques, comparisons of models with observations, and specific case-studies.
Symposium led by:
Ana Redondo Rodriguez
SARDI Aquatic Sciences
College of Science & Engineering, Flinders University