A series of small cyclonic eddies have been observed along the ice edge adjacent to the East Greenland current in the vicinity of the Fram Strait. These eddies arc characterized by a unique spiral surface pattern as pack ice is drawn into the circulation. Melt water from this ice contributes to a complicated temperature‐salinity structure. An analysis of low‐frequency (50 Hz) propagation is presented using environmental range‐dependent acoustic prediction models: parabolic equation (PE) and ray model [GRASS]. The environmental data are for winter conditions based on a longitudinal oceanographic transect. Results are compared to previous analyses of a similar eddy in the Fram Strait under summer conditions and the directional dependence of acoustic modes across the East Greenland current frontal zone. [Work supported by NUSC and ONR.]

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