A high resolution, regional, non-linear, barotropic ocean model (2D POM) was used to show that a pressure difference between the Pacific and Indian Ocean does not significantly influence the total transport of the Indonesian throughflow.
Geophysical Research Letters
Burnett, W. H.,
Kamenkovich, V. M.,
Mellor, G. L.,
Gordon, A. L.
(2000). The Influence of the Pressure Head on the Indonesian Seas Circulation. Geophysical Research Letters, 27(15), 2273-2276.
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