Articles | Volume 6, issue 2
Ocean Sci., 6, 563–572, 2010
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-6-563-2010
Ocean Sci., 6, 563–572, 2010
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-6-563-2010

  08 Jun 2010

08 Jun 2010

On the numerical resolution of the bottom layer in simulations of oceanic gravity currents

N. Laanaia et al.

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