Environmental Stratified Flows

Suggested readings

Baines P.G., (1995) Topographic Effects in Stratified Flows, Cambridge University Press.

Garratt J.R., The Atmospheric Boundary Layer , Cambridge University Press.

Hopfinger E.J., (1987), Turbulence in Stratified Fluids: a Review, J.Geophysical Research, vol. 92, No. C5, pp 5287–5303.

Kantha, L.H. and C.A. Clayson (2000) Small Scale Processes in Geophysical Fluid Flows, Academic Press.

Lighthill J. (1978), Waves in Fluids, Cambridge University Press.

Moum, J.N. and W.D. Smyth (2001) Upper Ocean Mixing Processes. Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, Academic Press.

Thorpe, S.A. (1995) Dynamical Processes at the Sea Surface. Progress in Oceanography 35: 315–352.

Pedlosky J., 1987, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Springer.

Turner, J.S. (1973) Buoyancy Effects in Fluids, Cambdridge Univ. Press.

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