MITgcm News: Equilibration of the Extra-Tropical Atmosphere and Southern Ocean by Macroturbulence

June 29, 2011

Malte Jansen is a third year graduate student in PAOC at MIT. He has been using MITgcm in an idealized study to explore how mixing by eddies may influence the equilibrium state of the extra-tropical atmosphere and the Southern Ocean and in particular why the two regimes exhibit such a different equilibrium state. His advisor is Raffaele Ferrari.

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