Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015

  • Seasonal Variations of Wind Driven Mixing off Port Said, Egypt

    Sayed Sharaf El-Din, Mohamed Elsharkawy

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2015
    Pages: 54-58
    Received: 13 August 2015
    Accepted: 28 August 2015
    Published: 9 September 2015
    Abstract: The wind contribution to the process of vertical mixing in the near surface oceanic layers is empirically, estimated at a deep station (500 m) off Port Said, Egypt. The dimensional less parameter Ru which scales wind contribution is greatest during summer with values as high as 0.6. Calculations show that wind stress over the sea surface generally ... Show More