The Shearing Instability in Magnetoconvection

  1. Alan Brandt and
  2. H.J.S. Fernando
  1. A. M. Rucklidge and
  2. P. C. Matthews

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM094p0171

Double-Diffusive Convection

Double-Diffusive Convection

How to Cite

Rucklidge, A. M. and Matthews, P. C. (1995) The Shearing Instability in Magnetoconvection, in Double-Diffusive Convection (eds A. Brandt and H.J.S. Fernando), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM094p0171

Author Information

  1. Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

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:

  • Motivation

  • Two-Dimensional Behaviour

  • Global Bifurcations

  • Three-Dimensional Behaviour

  • Conclusions