Transport and Mixing in Geophysical Flows

Transport and Mixing in Geophysical Flows

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642094484
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/25/2010
Series: Lecture Notes in Physics , #744
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Theory.- Scalar Decay in Chaotic Mixing.- Transport of Inert and Reactive Particles: Lagrangian Statistics in Turbulent Flow.- Diffusion and Reaction–Diffusion in Steady Flows at Large Péclet Numbers.- An Introduction to Radiative Transfer for Geophysicists.- Coherent Vortices and Tracer Transport.- Experiments and Observations.- Dispersion and Mixing in Quasi-two-dimensional Rotating Flows.- Quantifying Inhomogeneous, Instantaneous, Irreversible Transport Using Passive Tracer Field as a Coordinate.- Lagrangian Statistics from Oceanic and Atmospheric Observations.- The Modulation of Biological Production by Oceanic Mesoscale Turbulence.

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