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Projektdetails: ShIC

Acronym: ShIC
Titel: Quantification of shear-induced convection and bottom boundary layer mixing in natural waters
Laufzeit: 01.10.2006 - 15.10.2010
Leiter: PD Dr. Lars Umlauf
Finanzierung: DFG
Schwerpunkt: Transport und Transformationsprozesse (bis 2012)
Sektion: Physikalische Ozeanographie und Messtechnik

Andreas Lorke (University of Konstanz, Germany)


Alfred Wüest (EAWAG, Switzerland)


The focus is on turbulence and mixing in sloping bottom boundary layers that become gravitationally unstable due to the near-bottom shear. With a field programs and modeling studies we compare the Baltic Sea, Lake Constance (Germany), and Lake Alpnach (Switzerland).