Double diffusion in oceanography : proceedings of a meeting September 26-29, 1989
Schmitt, Raymond W.
MetadataShow full item record
A meeting to review research progress on double-diffusive phenomena in the ocean was held September 26-29, 1989, at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Twenty-five oral presentations were made and a number of discussion sessions were held. This report contains manuscripts provided by meeting participants, summaries of the discussion sessions and an extensive bibliography on oceanic double-diffusion. Since double-diffusive processes appear to play an important role in ocean mixing, further research in this field should have high priority. It is hoped that this update on the status of our current understanding will facilitate planning of additional research.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Evaluation of an acoustic remote sensing method for frontal-zone studies using double-diffusive instability microstructure data and density interface data from intrusions Duda, Timothy F.; Lavery, Andone C.; Sellers, Cynthia J. (Elsevier, 2016-10-19)Understanding intrusive exchange at oceanic water mass fronts may depend on building data-constrained models of the processes, but obtaining the needed representative and comprehensive data is challenging. Acoustic imaging ...
Ice-Tethered Profiler observations of the double-diffusive staircase in the Canada Basin thermocline Timmermans, Mary-Louise; Toole, John M.; Krishfield, Richard A.; Winsor, Peter (American Geophysical Union, 2008-12-17)Six Ice-Tethered Profilers (ITP), deployed in the central Canada Basin of the Arctic Ocean between 2004 and 2007, have provided detailed potential temperature and salinity measurements of a double-diffusive staircase at ...
Schmitt, Raymond W.; Millard, Robert C.; Toole, John M.; Wellwood, W. David (Sears Foundation for Marine Research, 2005-01)A large tank capable of long-term maintenance of a sharp temperature-salinity interface has been developed and applied to measurements of the dynamical response of oceanographic sensors. A two-layer salt-stratified system ...