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Models of wind-driven oceans.

Joseph Alan Durance

Models of wind-driven oceans.

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of East Anglia, School of Mathematics and Physics, 1971.

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Open LibraryOL13844948M

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Models of wind-driven oceans. by Joseph Alan Durance Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chapter Conceptual Models of the Wind-Driven and Thermohaline Circulation. Abstract. 1 Introduction. 2 Wind-Driven Circulation. 3 Thermohaline Circulation. Models of wind-driven oceans. book 4 Transient Behaviour of the Wind-Driven and Thermohaline Circulation.

5 Discussion and Perspective. Acknowledgments. References. Chapter Ocean Surface Circulation. Abstract. Purchase Wind Generated Ocean Waves, Volume 2 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNModel: Wind-Driven Ocean Currents Learning Target 7 – I am able to explain how the warming of the oceans by the sun, global winds, landforms and differences in salinity cause the movement of ocean water around the Earth.

Task: Create a model over which wind will be blown and observe the relationship between wind and ocean surface currents. Focus in this chapter is on the North Atlantic ocean circulation, and in particular the Gulf Stream region, since for this region relatively many observations are available.

The midlatitude surface ocean circulation has also been extensively studied theoretically using a wide range of ocean by: 1. Title: A Simple Model of the Wind-Driven Tropical Ocean Created Date: 5/2/ PM.

He chose this as it is one of his favorite book series and the other child loved oceans. Highly recommend this series for kids who love getting info. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. DEXTER. out of 5 stars Great book series. Reviewed in the United States on March 5, Reviews: The OSMOSIS Model of the Wind-Driven Ocean Surface Boundary Layer.

Alan L Grant 1, Stephen E Belcher 1, Brodie Pearson 2 and Jeff Polton 3, (1)University of Reading, Reading, RG6, United Kingdom, (2)Brown University, Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Providence, RI, United States, (3)National Oceanography Centre.

Title: A Numerical Investigation of a Nonlinear Model of a Wind-Driven Ocean Created Date: 2/14/ PM. A laboratory model of the wind-driven ocean circulation The Ekman number E = v/QL2 is assumed to be very small; and the boundary conditions on q are q = r& at z = 1, q = 0 at r a, and z y tan a.

Lecture 7. Reduced gravity models for the wind-driven circulation 8/17/ AM 1. Pressure terms and continuity equations in layered models The simplest way to simulate the ocean circulation is to assume that the ocean is homogeneous in density.

Such a model has no vertical structure. However, there is a prominent. A description of the model is presented in Sect. The model is applied to the World Ocean together with a fine resolution primitive equation model in Sect. The simula-tion of the wind driven cells with a particular focus on the Conveyor Belt is presented 10 in Sect.

4 followed by a discussion and conclusions in Sect. The analytical. The simplified Stommel and Munk models describe the wind-driven circulation for a rectangular ocean that has uniform density, a flat bottom, and vertical side walls.

It remains to put these idealized models in context for an ocean that has density stratification, mid-ocean ridges, and. Book Condition: A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner s: 5. In ocean current: Two types of ocean circulation define two circulation types: (1) wind-driven circulation forced by wind stress on the sea surface, inducing a momentum exchange, and (2) thermohaline circulation driven by the variations in water density imposed at the sea surface by exchange of ocean heat and water with the atmosphere, inducing a buoyancy exchange.

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Jin-Yi Yu. tical model based on the Ekman theory is proposed to detail the influence of wind-driven waves and ocean spray on the momentum transport in a marine atmosphere boundary layer (MABL).

An analytic solution of the modified Ekman model can be obtained. The effect of the wave-induced stress is evaluated by a wind wave spectrum and a wave growth rate. Winds, water density, and tides all drive ocean currents. Coastal and sea floor features influence their location, direction, and speed.

Earth’s rotation results in the Coriolis Effect which also influences ocean currents. Similar to a person trying to walk in a straight line across a spinning merry-go-round, winds and ocean waters get deflected from a straight line path as they travel.

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Wind stress is communicated to the ocean surface layer through viscous (frictional) processes that extend several tens of meters into the ocean. For timescales longer than a day, the response is strongly affected by Coriolis acceleration. This wind-driven frictional layer is called the Ekman layer.

The physical processes in an Ekman layer. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): In this paper, we derive rigorously a classical simplified model of ocean circulation, namely the so called homogeneous model of wind driven ocean circulation (see the monograph of J.

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One more weak point of Phillips theory is that it fails to predict with accu-racy the energy spectrum. In the stationary sea the autocorrelation function of elevation, F^(˝) = F^(˝) = h (t) (t+˝)i; () does not depend on t.

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The coupling terms are derived from the boundary conditions and the forcing terms of the. A wind-driven model of coastal upwelling induced into a stratified, rotating ocean is, solved numerically. The circulation is on an fplane and longshore variations are neglected.

deep oceans, and setting interior ocean properties along its path. Fig.1 – a) The wind-driven surface ocean circulation. Driven by winds, the surface currents form the main subtropical and subpolar gyres and the tropical/equatorial circulation.

Illustration based on wind-driven circulation discussion of Talley et al. () and Schmitz ( File Size: KB. Book chapter Full text access Chapter 5 - High Latitude Dynamics and Sea-Ice Models Pages Download PDF.

Abstract Successive bifurcations-from steady states through periodic to aperiodic solutions-are studied in a shallow-water, reduced-gravity, 21/2-layer model of the midlatitude ocean circulation subject to time-independent wind stress.

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