+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

A statistical model of the oceans variable depth

A statistical model of the oceans variable depth

Deep Sea Res 10(1/2): 11-16

A com-pact regional model of the deep ocean is proposed. In addition to the mean depth, the model includes several statistical measures of the depth's randomness which are derived from the two point auto-correlation function of the variation in depth. One-dimensional forms of these scales are computed from available data along four arcs spanning the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The results suggest that the ratio of the rms variation in depth to the mean depth is similar in both oceans (0[center dot]1 -0[center dot]2) and that the length scale of correlation is longer in the Pacific (760 and 1100 km) than in the Atlantic (270 and 350 km). On the basis of this data, some suggestions are offered concerning where future data would be most valuable and the minimum requirements it must satisfy to be statistically reducible.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 029795508

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

DOI: 10.1016/0011-7471(63)90174-8

Related references

Induction in arbitrarily shaped oceans; VI, Oceans of variable depth. Geophysical Journal International 75(2), 1983

On the single Earth's crust for continents and oceans and the pressure of the oceanic water column as factors determining the low depth of the Mohorovicic discontinuity beneath the oceans. Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR Seriya Geologicheskaya, 1975

An electro-hydraulic two-variable-depth-control system for large tractor-mounted plows. 1. systems with one-or two-variable-depth-control. 1972

Dynamic topography compared with residual depth anomalies in oceans and its effect on the age-depth curve. Terra Nova 5(6): 581, 1993

Dynamic topography compared with residual depth anomalies in oceans and implications for age-depth curves. Geophysical Research Letters 21(8): 717, 1994

PVT model characterization of a highly variable oil properties with depth. Proceedings - World Petroleum Congress = Actes et Documents - Congres Mondial du Petrole 15, Vol, 1998

Numerical study of a nonlocal model for water-waves with variable depth. Wave Motion 50(1): 80-93, 2013

Time-dependent motions in a model of a large basin of variable depth. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union: , Pages 85. 1976., 1976

A permafrost model incorporating dynamic variable soil depth and properties. International Conference on Permafrost 9: 51, 2008

Automatic fat depth measurements using a sliding statistical model. Paper er 1993 (93-3604), 1993

Waveform inversion for point source moment tensor retrieval with variable hypocentral depth and structural model. Geophysical Journal International: 2, Pages 259-274. 1992., 1992

Predicting dissolution patterns in variable aperture fractures: evaluation of an enhanced depth-averaged computational model. Water Resources Research 43(4): W04403, 2007

Development of a ground water model utilizing the installation and testing of a variable depth cluster monitoring well network. Pages 357-371 1985, 1985

Statistical probability distribution of snow depth at the model sub-grid cell spatial scale. Hydrological Processes 19(2): 355-369, 2005

Tsunami waves generated by submarine landslides of variable volume; analytical solutions for a basin of variable depth. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (NHESS) 10.11: 2407-2419, 2010