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Dynamics of laboratory models of the wind-driven ocean circulation

Kiss, Andrew Elek

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This thesis presents a numerical exploration of the dynamics governing rotating flow driven by a surface stress in the " sliced cylinder " model of Pedlosky & Greenspan (1967) and Beardsley (1969), and its close relative, the " sliced cone " model introduced by Griffiths & Veronis (1997). The sliced cylinder model simulates the barotropic wind-driven circulation in a circular basin with vertical sidewalls, using a depth gradient to mimic the effects of a gradient in Coriolis parameter. In the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/47497
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/47497

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