Relative Dispersion: Local and Nonlocal Dynamics

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  • 1 Institute of Ocean Sciences, Sidney, B.C V8L 4B2, Canada
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Abstract

Observations of relative dispersion statistics for stratospheric balloons, including velocity structure functions, relative diffusivities and separation kurtoses, are shown to be consistent with nonlocal dynamics rather than local, self-similar dynamics.

Abstract

Observations of relative dispersion statistics for stratospheric balloons, including velocity structure functions, relative diffusivities and separation kurtoses, are shown to be consistent with nonlocal dynamics rather than local, self-similar dynamics.

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