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In the sea, diapycnal fluxes are mainly caused by turbulent processes (microstructure dynamics at the mm-s-scale). Therefore, their understanding and parameterization requires knowledge of the dynamics of oceanic turbulence. In order to investigate such micro-scale structures in the near-surface layer a microstructure profiler was applied, which includes a remotely controlled underwater winch.

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Authors: ZULICKE C, Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde (DE);SCHUFFENHAUER I, University of Rostock, Department of Electronics (DE);STIPS A, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Meereswissenschaftliche Berichte (Marine Science Reports), No. 19 (1996) pp. 76-91
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