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Internal waves in the Arctic Ocean

Yearsley, John Ross

A theoretical investigation is made of free internal gravity waves in a rotating fluid. An exponential density profile similar to that of the Canada Basin of the Arctic Ocean is used. The dispersion relation and eigenfunctions of the vertical amplitude are calculated. An experimental investigation of temperature fluctuations at 60 and 125 meters was conducted at T-3 in the Arctic Ocean. Power spectra of the records show a rapid decrease of power with increasing frequency. (Author).

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Academic Units
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Publisher
Lamont Geological Observatory, Columbia University
Series
Technical report (Lamont Geological Observatory), no. 5
LDEO Technical Reports
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September 2, 2020

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