Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 289–293 | Cite as

An exact solution of internal tides generated at continental slope

  • Jiang Ming-shun
  • Fang Xin-hua


By using a coordinate transformation, an exact solution of internal tides is obtained when the bottom slope is linear and the Väisäla frequency is constant. Consequently the dispersion relations of free waves are presented. Compared with Baines solution, the solution derived here is more consistent with experiment.

Key words

internal tides baroclinic waves continental slope 


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© Science Press 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiang Ming-shun
    • 1
  • Fang Xin-hua
    • 1
  1. 1.Physical Oceanography InstituteOcean University of QingdaoQingdaoChina

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