Title: Dissipation Measurement: Theory
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Year: 2005
JRC N°: JRC31383
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC31383
Type: Articles in periodicals and books
Abstract: The dissipation rate of turbulent kinetic energy is a key parameter to quantify the level of turbulence and the resulting mixing processes in natural waters. Based on viscous dissipation rate measurements, vertical diffusion coefficients and flux rates as well as friction velocities can be determined.This chapter describes the theory of the dissipation measurements.
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