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
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE