Sheet Splitting and Hierarchy of “Convective Plumes” in the North-Western Tropical Atlantic Salt Finger Staircase

  1. Alan Brandt and
  2. H.J.S. Fernando
  1. Iossif D. Lozovatsky

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM094p0237

Double-Diffusive Convection

Double-Diffusive Convection

How to Cite

Lozovatsky, I. D. (1995) Sheet Splitting and Hierarchy of “Convective Plumes” in the North-Western Tropical Atlantic Salt Finger Staircase, in Double-Diffusive Convection (eds A. Brandt and H.J.S. Fernando), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM094p0237

Author Information

  1. P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow 117851, Russia

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900766

Online ISBN: 9781118664520

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Keywords:

  • Ocean mixing;
  • Turbulence;
  • Salinity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Data

  • Fronts and Step Like Structure

  • Interface Splitting

  • Horizontal Structure in the Vertically Quasi Homogeneous Layers

  • Internal Waves and Convective Fluxes

  • Summary