SCOR WG 108
Double Diffusion

Co-chairs: Yuli Chashechkin (Russia) and Joe Fernando (USA)

Other Full Members: Ann Gargett (USA), Eric Kunze (USA), Paul F. Linden (UK), Trevor J. McDougall (Australia), Barry Ruddick (Canada), Raymond Schmitt (USA), Josef Tanny (Israel), and Jiro Yoshida (Japan)

Associate Members: Lev N. Karlin (Russia) and Emin Ozsoy (Turkey)

Terms of Reference

  • Analysis of identification criteria of the double diffusive convection, rules of choice for main parameters and methods of their measurements in a laboratory and in the real ocean.
  • Comparison of mathematical (analytical and numerical) models of double diffusive convection with data available from laboratory and field investigations directed to searching recommendation for extrapolation of laboratory data to natural conditions.

Approved: 1995

Financial Sponsors: SCOR, U.S. National Science Foundation

Product: Double Diffusion in Oceanography - Special Issue of Progress in Oceanography, Volume 56, Issues 3-4, Pages 381-570 (March 2003)