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dc.contributor.authorConstantin, Adrian
dc.contributor.authorDritschel, David G.
dc.contributor.authorPaldor, Nathan
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-16T13:30:10Z
dc.date.available2020-11-16T13:30:10Z
dc.date.issued2020-11-16
dc.identifier.citationConstantin , A , Dritschel , D G & Paldor , N 2020 , ' The deflection angle between a wind-forced surface current and the overlying wind in an ocean with vertically varying eddy viscosity ' , Physics of Fluids , vol. 32 , no. 11 , 116604 . https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0030473en
dc.identifier.issn1070-6631
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 271268608
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: a9246098-1297-4b6e-a1ec-b7c1bc9f84ef
dc.identifier.otherRIS: urn:A2021F0AB31BE5303B99C9CAE041D9D8
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0001-6489-3395/work/83889490
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85096329819
dc.identifier.otherWOS: 000595047200001
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10023/20985
dc.description.abstractThe angle between the wind stress that overlies the ocean and the resulting current at the ocean surface is calculated for a two-layer ocean with uniform eddy viscosity in the lower layer and for several assumed eddy viscosity profiles in the upper layer. The calculation of the deflection angle is greatly simplified by transforming the linear, second-order, vertical structure equation to its associated nonlinear, first-order, Riccati equation. The transformation to a Riccati equation can be used as an alternate numerical scheme, but its main advantage is that it yields analytic expressions for several eddy viscosity profiles.
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofPhysics of Fluidsen
dc.rightsCopyright © 2020 Author(s). All article content, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).en
dc.subjectGC Oceanographyen
dc.subjectQC Physicsen
dc.subjectT-DASen
dc.subject.lccGCen
dc.subject.lccQCen
dc.titleThe deflection angle between a wind-forced surface current and the overlying wind in an ocean with vertically varying eddy viscosityen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.description.versionPublisher PDFen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Applied Mathematicsen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Scottish Oceans Instituteen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.Marine Alliance for Science & Technology Scotlanden
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1063/5.0030473
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden


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