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Estimating energy input rate from vertical profiles of energy dissipation rate

  title={Estimating energy input rate from vertical profiles of energy dissipation rate},
  author={Nozomi Sugiura and Shinya Kouketsu and Shuhei Masuda and Satoshi Osafune and Ichiro Yasuda},
  journal={arXiv: Geophysics},
The energy dissipation rate is an important characteristic of turbulence; however, its magnitude in observational profiles can be misidentified owing to its erratic evolution. By analysing observed data from oceanic turbulence, we show that the vertical sequences of depth-averaged energy dissipation rates have a scaling property. Subsequently, we propose a method to estimate the energy input rate by utilising this property. For scaling in the observed profiles, we show that our data have a… 

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