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dc.contributor.authorHernández-García, Emilio-
dc.contributor.authorBettencourt, João H.-
dc.contributor.authorGarçon, Véronique-
dc.contributor.authorHernández Carrasco, Ismael-
dc.contributor.authorLópez, Cristóbal-
dc.contributor.authorRossi, Vincent-
dc.contributor.authorSudre, Joel-
dc.contributor.authorTew Kai, Emilie-
dc.descriptionPreprint enviado al 3rd Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity, Ankara, July 2010 , Springer (2012)es_ES
dc.description.abstractThe Lagrangian description of fluid transport has been largely enriched with the introduction of stretching quantifiers such as the different types of Lyapunov exponents. Here we will focus on the finite-size Lyapunov exponent case, as applied to horizontal ocean flows estimated from satellite altimetry. The influence on biological organisms of the structures revealed by the Lyapunov analysis will be illustrated with examples from the bottom and from the top of marine ecosystems: the distribution of phytoplankton in ocean upwelling areas, and the trajectories of frigatebirds in the West Indian Ocean, which fly on top of the ridges of Lyapunov structures. The convenience of moving from a two-dimensional to a fully three-dimensional description is highlightedes_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipIFISC contribution supported by MICINN and FEDER (Spain) trough project FISICOS (FIS200760327).es_ES
dc.subjectLagrangian transportes_ES
dc.subjectLyapunov exponentses_ES
dc.titleBiological Impact of Ocean Transport: A Finite-Size Lyapunov Characterizationes_ES
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer reviewedes_ES
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