Accession Number : ADA261312


Title :   Experiments on the Physics of Turbulent Mixing in Stably Stratified Ocean Layers


Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1 Oct 1991-30 Sep 1992


Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV SAN DIEGO LA JOLLA INST FOR PURE AND APPLIED PHYSICAL SCIENCES


Personal Author(s) : Van Atta, Charles W


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a261312.pdf


Report Date : 30 Sep 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 4


Abstract : Our research goals are to understand, quantify, and parameterize mixing processes in stably stratified fluids. The research is intended to provide a sound scientific basis for making accurate quantitative estimates of ocean mixing from limited observations at sea.


Descriptors :   *TURBULENT FLOW , *MIXED LAYER(MARINE) , VORTICES , FLOW RATE , STRATIFICATION , AIR WATER INTERACTIONS , WAKE , MIXING


Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Fluid Mechanics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE