Quantifying Salt-Fingering Fluxes in the Ocean

  1. Alan Brandt and
  2. H.J.S. Fernando
  1. Eric Kunze

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM094p0313

Double-Diffusive Convection

Double-Diffusive Convection

How to Cite

Kunze, E. (1995) Quantifying Salt-Fingering Fluxes in the Ocean, in Double-Diffusive Convection (eds A. Brandt and H.J.S. Fernando), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM094p0313

Author Information

  1. School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

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

  • The δs4/3 Flux Laws

  • Equations of Motion

  • The Stern or Finger Froude Number Constraint

  • A Hybrid Wave/Finger Froude Number

  • Conclusions