4 edition of **Dynamics of Internal Gravity Waves in the Ocean (Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library)** found in the catalog.

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Published
**April 30, 2001**
by Springer
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Written in English

- Oceanography (seas),
- Science/Mathematics,
- Mathematical Analysis,
- Mathematical Models,
- Physical Oceanography,
- Science,
- Earth Sciences - Geology,
- Earth Sciences - Oceanography,
- Mathematics-Mathematical Analysis,
- Science / Geology,
- Science / Oceanography,
- Science-Earth Sciences - Oceanography,
- Mechanics - Dynamics - General,
- Fluid dynamics,
- Gravity waves,
- Internal waves

**Edition Notes**

Contributions | O.D. Shishkina (Editor) |

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 428 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL7809417M |

ISBN 10 | 0792369351 |

ISBN 10 | 9780792369356 |

In fluid dynamics, gravity waves are waves generated in a fluid medium or at the interface between two media when the force of gravity or buoyancy tries to restore equilibrium. An example of such an interface is that between the atmosphere and the ocean, which gives rise to wind waves.. A gravity wave results when fluid is displaced from a position of equilibrium. This paper reviews the nonlinear interaction calculations for the internal gravity wave field in the deep ocean. The nonlinear interactions are a principal part of the dynamics of internal waves and are an important link in the overall energy cascade from large to small scales.

The propagation in a shear flow of travelling internal gravity waves of short wavelength is investigated by the W.K.B. approximation. This implies that the Richardson number is large. It is shown that a wave group moves with the local group velocity defined in terms of the dominant wavenumber, the absolute frequency and horizontal components of. Internal gravity waves (IGWs) and balanced motions (BMs) with scales ocean. They have, however, different impacts on the ocean energy budget, which explains the need to partition motions into BMs and IGWs.

One example is surface waves which can include wind-generated waves, tsunamis, and ocean tides, which all get balanced by gravity. Gravity waves within the ocean are called internal waves, which. Renowned oceanographer and geophysicist Walter Munk talks about the role of internal waves in ocean dynamics. He notes that only in recent years have oceanographers come to .

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' Journal of Geophysical, Astrophysical and Fluid Dynamics, () ' It is probable that here we may have a new classic in the field Dynamics of Internal gravity Waves in the Ocean should be in the library of every fluid dynamicist and dynamical oceanographer or meteorologist. ' Applied Mechanics Review, July Cited by: This monograph creates a systematic interpretation of the theoretical and the most actual experimental aspects of the internal wave dynamics in the ocean.

Firstly, it draws attention to the important physical effects from an oceanographical point of view which are presented in mathematical descriptions. The book "Dynamics of the Internal Gravity Waves in the Ocean" considers modern theoretical methods of investigating wave motions, results of their application to internal waves problems, as well.

This monograph creates a systematic interpretation of the theoretical and the most actual experimental aspects of the internal wave dynamics in the ocean. Firstly, it draws attention to the important physical effects from an oceanographical point of Brand: Springer Netherlands.

Dynamics of Internal Gravity Waves in the Ocean by Yu Z. Miropol'sky,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of the theory for small and large amplitude internal gravity waves. Over schematics, numerical simulations and laboratory images illustrate 5/5(1).

If generated in the ocean by tidal flow over submarine ridges or the continental shelf, they are called internal tides. If they evolve slowly compared to the Earth's rotational frequency so that their dynamics are influenced by the Coriolis effect, they are called inertia gravity waves or, simply, inertial waves.

Equations in the book show the properties of a material element, mass conservation, the balance of scalar quantity (such as salinity), and the mathematical behavior of the ocean and atmosphere. The book also addresses how the ocean-atmosphere system tends to adjust to equilibrium, both in the absence and presence of driving forces such as gravity.

Dynamics of Internal Gravity Waves in the Ocean. - YZ Miropol’sky (PP Shirshov Inst of Oceanology, Russian Acad of Sci, Moscow, Russia). Kluwer Acad Publ, Dordrecht, Netherlands. ISBN $ Reviewed by O Phillips (Dept of Earth and Planet Sci, Johns Hopkins Univ, Charles and 34th St, Baltimore MD ).Cited by: This book contains a comprehensive study of the internal ocean waves, which play a very important role in ocean physics providing mechanisms for ocean water mixing and circulation, as well as the transportation of gases, nutrients, and a very large number of marine organisms in the ocean body.

After an elementary overview of the basic wave concept, specific phenomena are then examined, including surface and internal gravity waves, lee waves, geostrophic adjustment, wave-mean flow interaction, and unstable waves.

Each wave topic is used to introduce either a new technique or concept in general wave theory. Dynamics of Internal gravity Waves in the Ocean should be in the library of every fluid dynamicist and dynamical oceanographer or meteorologist.' Applied Mechanics Review, July Read more.

describe the internal gravity wave dynamics in the ocean. Our numerical and analytical results show that the internal gravity waves have a significant impact on underwater objects in the ocean. Key words: Stratified ocean, internal gravity waves, asymptotic methods. Internal Wave.

Internal waves are typically the most energetic high-frequency events in the coastal ocean, as well as in deeper settings, displacing vertically water parcels by up to m and generating strong currents and turbulence (Ostrovsky and Stepanyants, ; Moum et al., ; Nash and Moum, ).

From: Earth-Science Reviews, Vallis, G. K., Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics, Cambridge Univ. Pres. (More comprehensive than needed for this class but a good reference for later) Other useful texts: Gill, A.E., Atmosphere-Ocean Dynamics.

Academic Press (old, but particularly good for gravity waves). For over twenty years, the Joint Program in Physical Oceanography of MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has based its education program on a series of core courses in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and Physical Oceanography. One of the central courses in the Core is one on wave theory, tailored to meet the needs of both physical oceanography and meteorology students.5/5(1).

Summary: This monograph creates a systematic interpretation of the theoretical and the most actual experimental aspects of the internal wave dynamics in the ocean. Firstly, it draws attention to the important physical effects from an oceanographical point of. Transport by breaking internal gravity waves on slopes.

Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol.Issue., p. Stratified turbulence in the nearshore coastal ocean: Dynamics and evolution in the presence of internal bores Three-dimensional simulation of high-frequency nonlinear internal wave dynamics in Cayuga Lake.

Journal of Geophysical. This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of the theory for small and large amplitude internal gravity waves.

Over schematics, numerical simulations and laboratory images illustrate the theory and mathematical techniques, and exercises enable the reader to apply their understanding of the s: 2. Internal gravity waves are an important feature of ocean dynamics and the may be found almost everywhere in the ocean.

Internal gravity waves are supported in a stably stratified medium. Vertical motion is then suppressed by gravitational forces. In spite of these theoretical, laboratory, and numerical studies, radiation of internal gravity waves by loss of balance has not been clearly observed either in the ocean or in the atmosphere (McIntyre ) [a possible exception may be a reinterpretation of data from the MidOcean Dynamics Experiment (MODE) by Polzin () as near-inertial.We review the physics of near-inertial waves (NIWs) in the ocean and the observations, theory, and models that have provided our present knowledge.

NIWs appear nearly everywhere in the ocean as a spectral peak at and just above the local inertial period, and the longest vertical wavelengths can propagate at least hundreds of kilometers toward the equator from their source regions; shorter.The uniform asymptotic form of the internal gravity waves field generated by a source moving above the smoothly varying bottom is constructed.

The problem of reconstructing non-harmonic internal gravity wave packets generated by a source moving in a stratified ocean is considered. The solution is proposed in terms of wave modes, propagating independently at the adiabatic approximation, and.