ISBN-10:
0387783342
ISBN-13:
9780387783345
Pub. Date:
09/10/2008
Publisher:
Springer New York
Air-Ice-Ocean Interaction: Turbulent Ocean Boundary Layer Exchange Processes / Edition 1

Air-Ice-Ocean Interaction: Turbulent Ocean Boundary Layer Exchange Processes / Edition 1

by Miles McPhee

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ISBN-13: 9780387783345
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 09/10/2008
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Miles McPhee performs geophysical research, focused on polar regions, both from McPhee Research Company and as affiliate principal scientist at the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory. He has participated in more that twenty field programs in the polar oceans of both hemispheres. Dr. McPhee also lectures on air-ice-sea interaction at the University Center on Svalbard.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Basic Physical Concepts. 3. Turbulence Basics. 4. Similarity for the Ice/Ocean Boundary Layer. 5. Turbulence Scales for the Ice/Ocean Boundary Layer. 6. The Ice/Ocean Interface. 7. A Numerical Model for the Ice/Ocean Boundary Layer. 8. Modeling Examples. 9. The Steady Local Turbulence Model. Bibliography.

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