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  • Stirring and mixing : 1999 Program of Summer Study in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics 

    Balmforth, Neil J.; Young, William R.; Fields, Janet; Thiffeault, Jean-Luc; Pasquero, Claudia (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2000-07)
    The central theme of the 1999 GFD Program was the stirring, transport, reaction and mixing of passive and active tracers in turbulent, stratified, rotating fluids. The problem of mixing in fluids has applications in areas ...
  • The vertical structure of the wind-driven circulation 

    Young, William R. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-08)
    This thesis consists of three loosely related theoretical studies. In chapters 1 - 3 the physical mechanisms which determine the three dimensional structure of the currents in the Sverdrup interior of a wind-driven gyre ...