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Pacific Equatorial Turbulence: Revisited

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dc.creator Moum, J. N.
dc.creator Osborn, T. R.
dc.creator Crawford, W. R.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-06T21:38:13Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-06T21:38:13Z
dc.date.issued 1986-09
dc.identifier.citation Moum, J. N., T. R. Osborn, W. R. Crawford, 1986: Pacific Equatorial Turbulence: Revisited. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 16, 1516–1522. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/27518
dc.description.abstract Turbulence measurements from the central equatorial Pacific in February 1982 have been analyzed and compared to synoptic CTD and current velocity profiles and current meter data. These suggest considerably more time (if not space) variability than had previously been anticipated. Above 300 m at the equator the turbulence levels were greater but less than previous equatorial measurements, and turbulent patches occurred more frequently than elsewhere in the open ocean. Below 300 m the occurrence of turbulent patches was less frequent than in other regions of the ocean, except for the persistence of a patch at 500 m. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This work was sponsored by the United States Office of Naval Research. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Meteorological Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Physical Oceanography en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Vol. 16 no.9. en_US
dc.title Pacific Equatorial Turbulence: Revisited en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.peerreview yes en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1175/1520-0485(1986)016<1516:PETR>2.0.CO;2


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