Horizontal Diffusion

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Science  06 Nov 1959:
Vol. 130, Issue 3384, pp. 1255
DOI: 10.1126/science.130.3384.1255


The neighbor diffusivity for pairs of diffused particles is determined from observations on drifts of various kinds of materials such as drift bottles in many parts of the ocean and a lake. Its values are expressed as the 4/3 power of separation of particles over a range from 10 to 108 cm.