Winter cascading of cold water in Lake Geneva

@inproceedings{Fer2002WinterCO,
  title={Winter cascading of cold water in Lake Geneva},
  author={Ilker Fer and U. Lemmin and Sylvia A. Thorpe},
  year={2002}
}
[1] During the winters of 1998 and 1999, observations were made of the cascading of cold water from the nearshore, shallow "shelf'' zones and down the sloping sides of Lake Geneva. Cascading starts on the average 10 hours after the onset of surface cooling. The draining cold water descends like a gravity current, and the downslope speed of the head of these slugs of cold water, U, has a mean value of 5.2 cm s(-1), with slugs persisting, on the average, for 8 hours. When the Monin-Obukov length… CONTINUE READING

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