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):

Report Date:

1992-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE