Measurement of the Rates of Production and Dissipation of Turbulent Kinetic Energy in an Energetic Tidal Flow: Red Wharf Bay Revisited

@article{Rippeth2003MeasurementOT,
  title={Measurement of the Rates of Production and Dissipation of Turbulent Kinetic Energy in an Energetic Tidal Flow: Red Wharf Bay Revisited},
  author={Tom P. Rippeth and John H. Simpson and Eirwen Williams and Mark E. Inall},
  journal={Journal of Physical Oceanography},
  year={2003},
  volume={33},
  pages={1889-1901}
}
Simultaneous measurements of the rates of turbulent kinetic energy (TKE) dissipation («) and production (P) have been made over a period of 24 h at a tidally energetic site in the northern Irish Sea in water of 25-m depth. Some « profiles from;5 m below the surface to 15 cm above the seabed were obtained using a fast light yoyo (FLY) microstructure profiler, while P profiles were determined from a bottom-mounted high-frequency acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) using the variance method… 

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