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2.011 Spring 2006 Homework #6 Goal: Research a mechanism for turbulence generation in the ocean. Read the paper - Thorpe, S. A. “Recent Developments in the Study of Ocean Turbulence.” Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 32 (2004):91–109. Look carefully at Figure 1, reproduced below. (Note: regions of strongest turbulence are stippled; and the drawing is not to scale.)
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Unformatted text preview: Courtesy of Annual Reviews. Used with permission. Pick one of the mechanisms shown on this cartoon and research the role it plays in ocean mixing. Outline your findings in 2-3 Power point slides. Slide 1 should describe the phenomenon and slide 2+ should describe how it effects ocean mixing and circulation, where it is most commonly found, etc....
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