Global Mixing Paper Submitted

I have finally managed to submit this paper to JGR-Oceans. The paper represents our attempt to use passive-tracer-based methods to diagnose mixing rates globally. The basic method was developed by John, Emily Shuckburgh, Helen Jones, and Chris Hill in a 2006 paper. Here we attempt to apply this method globally to produce a map of mixing rates everywhere.

Abernathey, R. and J. Marshall, Mixing of Passive Tracers by the Surface Geostrophic Flow, J. Geophys. Res., submitted, 2012.

The results can be summed up by this figure, a global map of passive-tracer mixing rates.

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