Laboratory Models of Double-Diffusive Processes

  1. Alan Brandt and
  2. H.J.S. Fernando
  1. J. S. Turner

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM094p0011

Double-Diffusive Convection

Double-Diffusive Convection

How to Cite

Turner, J. S. (1995) Laboratory Models of Double-Diffusive Processes, in Double-Diffusive Convection (eds A. Brandt and H.J.S. Fernando), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM094p0011

Author Information

  1. Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900766

Online ISBN: 9781118664520



  • Ocean mixing;
  • Turbulence;
  • Salinity


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamental Ideas About Double Diffusion

  • One-Dimensional Experiments

  • Two-Dimensional Effects

  • Applica Nons to Geology

  • Summary and Conclusions