Accession Number : ADA298908

Title :   Theoretical Study 0f Gulf Stream Instabilities, Eddy Production and Interactions.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 1 Jan 90-31 Dec 92,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE DEPT OF EARTH ATMOSPHERIC AND PLANETARY SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Flierl, Glenn

PDF Url : ADA298908

Report Date : 30 JAN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : This project examined the dynamics of nonlinear, thin, baroclinic jets, with applications to Gulf Stream meandering and eddy formation. We also studied nonlinear eddies and their interactions in order to understand the better physics of mesoscale eddies and rings. (KAR)

Descriptors :   *GULF STREAM, *EDDY CURRENTS, PRODUCTION, DYNAMICS, EDDIES(FLUID MECHANICS), NONLINEAR SYSTEMS.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE