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Tales from topological oceans

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Functional relationships between variables can offer great illumination to hard problems. In geophysical fluid dynamics these often arise via alignment of gradients, in which case the functional relationship is multivalued; its branches are determined by a topological analysis of the connectedness of level sets, accomplished by the Reeb graph.

The neutral tangent plane, along which mixing in the ocean predominantly occurs, is defined by ∇nρ = ρpn p...

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MPLS
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Physics
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Atmos Ocean & Planet Physics
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-11-07

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