An exact solution of internal tides generated at continental slope
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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 wordsinternal tides baroclinic waves continental slope
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- Prinsenberg, S. J. and Rattray, M., 1975. Effects of continental slope and väriäble Brunt-Vaisäla frequency on the coastal generation of internal tides,Deep Sea Res. 22: 251–263.Google Scholar