Accession Number : ADA188348

Title :   Dynamics of the Oceanic Surface Mixed Layer. Proceedings of 'Aha Huliko'a Hawaiian Winter Workshop (4th) Held in Manoa, Hawaii on January 14-16, 1987,

Corporate Author : HAWAII INST OF GEOPHYSICS HONOLULU

Personal Author(s) : Muller, Peter ; Henderson, Diane

PDF Url : ADA188348

Report Date : Jan 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 301

Abstract : Partial contents: Structures and fluxes in a deep convecting mixed layer; Equatorial turbulence--Mixed layer and thermocline; Zonal momentum balance at the equator; The mixed layer of the western equatorial Pacific Ocean; Observations of ocean waves and Langmuir circulation with Doppler sonars; Unsteady shallowing mixed layer; Some effects of heating on the wind-driven velocity in the upper ocean; Mixed-layer shear related to wind stress in the Central Equatorial Pacific; Mixed-layer fronts in the California Current; Horizontal Scales of Wind Forced Inertial Motions; Subduction; Wind forcing and observed oceanic wavenumber spectra; Energy and momentum fluxes through the sea surface; Hamiltonian description of the interaction of surface waves with mixed-layer currents; Radiative processes affecting ocean mixed-layer heat content and their monitoring from satellite; Monitoring ocean surface layer processes; Similarity theories and microturbulence in the atmospheric mixed layer; Global mixed-layer natural and anthropogenic fluxes.

Descriptors :   *MIXED LAYER(MARINE), *OCEAN SURFACE, *SYMPOSIA, *AIR WATER INTERACTIONS, BALANCE, CALIFORNIA, DOPPLER SONAR, DYNAMICS, EQUATORIAL REGIONS, HAMILTONIAN FUNCTIONS, HAWAII, HORIZONTAL ORIENTATION, INERTIAL SYSTEMS, LAYERS, MIXING, MOMENTUM, MOTION, OCEAN CURRENTS, OCEAN WAVES, OCEANS, PACIFIC OCEAN, RADIATION, SCALE, STRESSES, SURFACE WAVES, THERMOCLINES, VELOCITY, WEST(DIRECTION), WIND, WORKSHOPS, DEEP DEPTH, CONVECTION, CIRCULATION, SHALLOW DEPTH, SHEAR PROPERTIES, FRONTS(OCEANOGRAPHY), ENERGY TRANSFER, MARINE GEOPHYSICS, HEAT TRANSFER, MONITORING, MARINE ATMOSPHERES

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE