DNS of a Double Diffusive Instability

  • J. G. WissinkEmail author
  • H. Herlina
  • S. I. Voropayev
  • H. J. S. Fernando
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Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 20)


In the present numerical study we consider a body of water with a stable temperature-induced density gradient and an unstable salinity-induced density gradient resulting in an overall density gradient that is weakly stable.


Direct Numerical Simulation Salinity Distribution Scalar Flux Base Mesh Diffusive Instability 
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This research was partially sponsored by the European Marie Curie project CLIMSEAS-PIRSES-GA-2009-247512.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. G. Wissink
    • 1
    Email author
  • H. Herlina
    • 2
  • S. I. Voropayev
    • 3
  • H. J. S. Fernando
    • 3
  1. 1.Brunel UniversityLondonUK
  2. 2.Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)KarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.University of Notre DameIndianaUSA

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