Intensive measurements of turbulence and shear in the equatorial undercurrent

@article{Gregg1985IntensiveMO,
  title={Intensive measurements of turbulence and shear in the equatorial undercurrent},
  author={Michael C. Gregg and Harm Peters and Joel C. Wesson and Neil Stanley Oakey and Thomas J. Shay},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1985},
  volume={318},
  pages={140-144}
}
Average profiles of turbulent dissipation rates provide tests of parameterizations used in numerical models. A strong diurnal mixing cycle is found in the well-stratified high-shear zone above the velocity maximum, and thermohaline intrusions are shown to be important mixing agents below the velocity maximum. 

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