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SPATIALLY-VARYING AND COHERENT STRUCTURES

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Part of the Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library book series (ATSL, volume 31)

Abstract

The upper ocean is turbulent, in other words chaotic, because the Reynolds number is large. This chaos may include organized, so-called coherent structures.

Keywords

Mixed Layer Wind Stress Internal Wave Gravity Current Horseshoe Vortex 
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© Springer 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Oceanographic CenterNOVA Southeastern UniversityDania BeachU.S.A.
  2. 2.Department of OceanographyUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaHonoluluU.S.A.

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