Accession Number : AD0702038

Title :   OCEANIC MIXING.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD CHESAPEAKE BAY INST

Personal Author(s) : Okubo,Akira

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 151

Abstract : The present knowledge of oceanic mixing is summarized. Two processes, 'advection' and 'diffusion,' which contribute substantially to oceanic mixing and their interaction are recognized in the mechanism of mixing. Environmental features of the sea in relation to advective and diffusive processes are also described. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN CURRENTS, DIFFUSION), TURBULENCE, MOTION, CONVECTION(HEAT TRANSFER), INTERFACES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, INTEGRAL TRANSFORMS, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE