Articles | Volume 11, issue 23
Research article
11 Dec 2014
Research article |  | 11 Dec 2014

Validation of Thorpe-scale-derived vertical diffusivities against microstructure measurements in the Kerguelen region

Y.-H. Park, J.-H. Lee, I. Durand, and C.-S. Hong

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