Observations of turbulence and the geometry and circulation of windrows in a small bay in the St. Lawrence Estuary
Zippel, Seth F.
Scully, Malcolm E.
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Measurements of ocean turbulence, waves, and the geometry and circulation of windrows were made over 5 days in early March in a small bay in the St. Lawrence Estuary. Measurements were made from a small zodiac and from a SWIFT drifter. Two acoustic doppler velocity profilers (ADCPs) were used from the zodiac to measure water velocity and turbulent kinetic energy (TKE) dissipation rates near the surface. The acoustic backscatter from the ADCPs was used in conjunction with a GPS to map the location and spacing of wind aligned rows of bubbles. The SWIFT drifter provided measurements of waves, wind stress, and secondary measurements of TKE dissipation rates. Imagery of the surface was taken with a GoPro camera mounted on the zodiac, and with a DJI MavicPro quadcopter.
Suggested CitationDataset: Zippel, Seth F., Maksym, Ted, Scully, Malcolm E., Sutherland, Peter, Dumont, Dany, "Observations of turbulence and the geometry and circulation of windrows in a small bay in the St. Lawrence Estuary", 2019-11-07, DOI:10.26025/1912/24792, https://hdl.handle.net/1912/24792
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