Accession Number : AD0767061
Title : Notes on the 1972 Summer Study Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Volume I.
Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS
Report Date : 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 153
Abstract : Contents: The Boussinesq approximation; small amplitude internal gravity waves; wave-wave interaction; the effects of stratification on rotating critical flow; experiments in stratified fluids; double-diffusive convection; classification of mixing mechanisms in a stratified fluid; convection from isolated sources; convection in layers; shear instabilities and turbulent gravity currents; mechanical mixing across density interfaces; external mixing processes in the oceans and atmosphere; stratified turbulent shear flows; transports in very stable conditions. A series of abstracts complete the report.
Descriptors : (*FLUID FLOW, SYMPOSIA), OCEAN WAVES, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, CONVECTION(ATMOSPHERIC), TURBULENCE, THERMOCLINES, GRAVITY, REYNOLDS NUMBER, VORTICES, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS
Subject Categories : Atmospheric Physics
Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE