Accession Number:

ADA629196

Title:

Numerical Simulations of Episodic Mixing and Lateral Dispersion by Vortical Modes

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS UNIV DARTMOUTH SCHOOL FOR MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Report Date:

2002-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Our long term goal is to gain a better understanding of rates and mechanisms of lateral dispersion in the ocean. The specific goal of these numerical simulations is to provide a quantitative evaluation of current hypotheses about the importance of lateral dispersion by vortical modes.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE