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Effect of surface pollutions on convective mixing in upper water layers

N.S. Blokhina, A.E. Ordanovich

Moscow University Physics Bulletin 1998. 53. N 4. P. 28

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The influence of surface pollutions on the processes of convective m1x1ng in the upper water layer is studied for different weather conditions. The authors' mathematical model of Langmuir circulations (LC) is employed. It is shown that pollutions reduce the intensity of LC motions and may even suppress them, especially at high wind velocities. They also increase both the surface current velocities and the velocity difference between the convergence and divergence areas in the LCs.

Rissian citation:
Н.С. Блохина, А.Е. Орданович.
Влияние поверхностных загрязнений на процессы конвективного перемешивания в верхнем слое водоема.
Вестн. Моск. ун-та. Сер. 3. Физ. Астрон. 1998. № 4. С. 27.
Authors
N.S. Blokhina, A.E. Ordanovich
Moscow State University, Faculty of Physics, Mechanical and Mathematical Faculty, Leninskie Gory, Moscow, 119992, Russia
Issue 4, 1998

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