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On the probability and spatial distribution of ocean surface currents
 

Summary: On the probability and spatial distribution of
ocean surface currents
Yosef Ashkenazy
Solar Energy and Environmental Physics, BIDR,
Ben-Gurion University, Midreshet Ben-Gurion, Israel
Hezi Gildor
The Fredy and Nadine Herrmann Institute of Earth Sciences,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel

Corresponding author address: Yosef Ashkenazy, Solar Energy and Environmental Physics, BIDR, Ben-
Gurion University, Midreshet Ben-Gurion, Israel.
E-mail: ashkenaz@bgu.ac.il
ABSTRACT
Insights into the probability distribution of ocean currents are important for
various applications such as the chance to encounter extreme events which may
affect, for example, marine construction, and for estimating the energy that can
be extracted from the ocean. In addition, for devising better parameterizations
for submesoscale mixing, which present climate models cannot resolve, one should
understand the velocity distribution and its relation to the various forcing of sur-
face ocean circulation. Here we investigate the probability distribution of surface

  

Source: Ashkenazy, Yossi "Yosef" - Department of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research,Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

 

Collections: Physics; Environmental Management and Restoration Technologies