Entries by Nicole Dovak

VMP-250 Allows Danish Researchers to Observe how Turbulence and Vertical Mixing Affect Nutrient Flux Processes in Northeastern North Sea

Dr. Jørgen Bendtsen, ClimateLab Denmark., Professor Katherine Richardson, Centre for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen.   Deployment of the VMP-250 from the R/V Dana in the North Sea, July 2016. The instrument is deployed ~5 m from the free-drifting ship, and after it has been lowered to the […]

Ocean Turbulence Workshop in South Africa Lead by Rockland Microstructure Specialists

  “UKZN’s Department of Civil Engineering held the first ever workshop on Ocean Turbulence in South Africa. The workshop was facilitated by Derek Stretch, Professor for Environmental Fluid Mechanics, with funding provided through an Office of Naval Research (ONR) global grant. Turbulence at microstructure scales (a centimetre or less) is an important mechanism for mixing in the […]