Wind-Driven, Double-Diffusive Convection in Ocean Surface Layers

  1. Alan Brandt and
  2. H.J.S. Fernando
  1. George H. Knightly and
  2. D. Sather

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM094p0293

Double-Diffusive Convection

Double-Diffusive Convection

How to Cite

Knightly, G. H. and Sather, D. (1995) Wind-Driven, Double-Diffusive Convection in Ocean Surface Layers, in Double-Diffusive Convection (eds A. Brandt and H.J.S. Fernando), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM094p0293

Author Information

  1. Department of Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado

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

  • Wind-Driven, Double-Diffusive Convection

  • Linear Stokes Drift and Roll-Like Solutions

  • Linearized Stability and Critical Langmuir Numbers

  • Reduction to a Landau-Type Amplitude Equation

  • Periodic Traveling Wave Solutions

  • Discussion and Concluding Remarks