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Title: Resolving the Paradox of Oceanic Large-Scale Balance and Small-Scale Mixing

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Journal Volume: 114; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
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Marino, R., Pouquet, A., and Rosenberg, D. Resolving the Paradox of Oceanic Large-Scale Balance and Small-Scale Mixing. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.114504.
Marino, R., Pouquet, A., & Rosenberg, D. Resolving the Paradox of Oceanic Large-Scale Balance and Small-Scale Mixing. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.114504.
Marino, R., Pouquet, A., and Rosenberg, D. 2015. "Resolving the Paradox of Oceanic Large-Scale Balance and Small-Scale Mixing". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.114504.
title = {Resolving the Paradox of Oceanic Large-Scale Balance and Small-Scale Mixing},
author = {Marino, R. and Pouquet, A. and Rosenberg, D.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.114.114504},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 11,
volume = 114,
place = {United States},
year = 2015,
month = 3

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