• Huang, R. X., 1999: Mixing and energetcis of the oceanic thermohaline circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 29 , 727746.

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Corresponding author address: Dr. Rui Xin Huang, Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543. Email: rhuang@whoi.edu

Corresponding author address: Dr. Rui Xin Huang, Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543. Email: rhuang@whoi.edu

In Huang (1999) the potential energy generated by geothermal heat flux was estimated as 0.5 × 1012W. The correct value should be 0.05 × 1012W. Accordingly, the global-mean rate of mixing inferred from oceanic climatological data should be 0.17 × 10−4s−1.

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Huang, R. X., 1999: Mixing and energetcis of the oceanic thermohaline circulation. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 29 , 727746.

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