By James W. Murray (auth.), Erol İzdar, James W. Murray (eds.)
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1990) 'Observations of the Mediterranean Inflow into the Black Sea', Submitted, Deep-Sea Research. Murray, J. , Jannasch, H. , Anderson, R. , Reeburgh, W. , Friedrich, G. , Codispoti, L. A. and Izdar, E. (1989) 'Unexpected Changes in the Oxic/Anoxic Interface in the Black Sea', Nature, 338, (6214), 411-413. Murray, J. , Top, Z. and Ozsoy, E. (1990) Hydrographic Properties and Ventilation of the Black Sea, Submitted, Deep-Sea Research. , Latif, M. , Sur, H. uata, U. (1990) 'On the Dynamics of the Southern Black Sea', (this volume).
Recent experiments by Fernando (1987) basically indicate that as the convective layer thickens the integral length scale of turbulence increases and the effects of buoyancy are increasingly felt. His model yields different results as compared to the above estimates. Most importantly, it is clear that the growth of the mixing layer does not proceed at the same rate for all times. Initially, 1l2 the layer thickness increases as h - t as given above, until it reaches a critical thickness of which occurs at about t ~ -1 860 N =610 S.
A. Latif and E. Ozsoy (1989). On the physical oceanography of the Turkish Straits. J. ) The Physical Oceanography of the Sea Straits. NATO/ASI Se~ies, Klower. , M. Relander, J. W. Murray (1989). Hydrographic data from the 1988 Black Sea Oceanographic Expedition. Special Report 109, School of Oceanography, University of Washington. DOUBLE DIFFUSIVE INTRUSIONS, MIXING AND DEEP SEA CONVECTION PROCESSES IN THE BLACK SEA Emin dzsoy *, Zafer Top t, George White * *and James W. K. 28, Erdemli, Icel, 33731 Turkey t Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, 33149 USA School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 98195, USA * ABSTRACT.