Accession Number : AD0756252

Title :   Observations of Intermediate and Small Scale Turbulent Water Motion in a Stratified Estuary. Parts I and II.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD CHESAPEAKE BAY INST

Personal Author(s) : Seitz,R. C.

Report Date : JAN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 171

Abstract : In May, 1967 a series of measurements of 3-dimensional convected turbulent flow (scales of motion ranging from greater than 100 meters to 0.1 meters) were made in the Patuxent estuary with a 3-axis doppler shift (acoustic) type of current meter. The report deals with experimental design, instrumentation doppler meter noise, hydrography, and a general theory for sampling of convected fields of turbulence. The report also concerns itself with the general theory of 3-dimensional fields of turbulence in stratified estuaries and the results of extensive spectral and statistical calculations on five of the records of turbulence. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ESTUARIES, TIDES), DOPPLER SYSTEMS, TRANSDUCERS, FREQUENCY MODULATION, FLOWMETERS, GRAPHICS, CURVE FITTING, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, SPECTRUM ANALYZERS, THEORY, MARYLAND, THREE DIMENSIONAL FLOW, TURBULENCE

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE