Vertical Microstructure and Mixing in Stratified Flows

  • J. M. Redondo
Conference paper
Part of the Fluid Mechanics and its Applications book series (FMIA, volume 36)

Abstract

A large part of the mixing processes that take place in geophysical situations have strong temporal and spatial variation of energy inputs, typical examples are sea and mountain brezes, tidal stirring and coastal mixing by waves as well as many industrial applications.

Keywords

Internal Wave Richardson Number Laser Induce Fluorescence Integral Length Scale Stratify Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Redondo
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  1. 1.Dept. Física AplicadaU.P.C.BarcelonaSpain

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