Oceanic Whitecaps

And Their Role in Air-Sea Exchange Processes

  • Edward C. Monahan
  • Gearóid Mac Niocaill

Part of the Oceanographic Sciences Library book series (OCSL, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. The Life and Science of Alfred H. Woodcock

    1. Duncan C. Blanchard
      Pages 1-11
  3. Scientific Papers of Dr. Alfred H. Woodcock

    1. Edward C. Monahan, Gearóid Mac Niocaill
      Pages 12-14
  4. Wave Group Statistics

    1. M. S. Longuet-Higgins
      Pages 15-35
  5. A Parameter Describing Overall Conditions of Wave Breaking, Whitecapping, Sea-Spray Production and Wind Stress

  6. On Charnock’s Relation for the Roughness at Sea

  7. Bubble Clouds: A Review of Their Detection by Sonar, of Related Models, and of how Kv May be Determined

  8. Bubble Populations: Background and Breaking Waves

  9. On Reconciling Optical and Acoustical Bubble Spectra in the Mixed Layer

  10. The Contribution of Bubbles to Gas Transfer Across an Air-Water Interface

  11. Oceanic Air Bubbles as Generators of Marine Aerosols

  12. Whitecaps, Bubbles, and Spray

    1. Jin Wu
      Pages 113-124
  13. Statistical Aspects of the Relationship Between Oceanic Whitecap Coverage Wind Speed and other Environmental Factors

  14. Characteristic Features of a Wind Wave Field with Occasional Breaking, and Splashing Droplets at High Winds

  15. Surface Tension Effects in Nonlinear Waves

    1. S. J. Hogan
      Pages 147-158
  16. The Effect of Organic Films on Water Surface Motions

  17. A Model of Marine Aerosol Generation Via Whitecaps and Wave Disruption

    1. E. C. Monahan, D. E. Spiel, K. L. Davidson
      Pages 167-174
  18. The Production and Dispersal of Maritime Aerosol

    1. H. J. Exton, J. Latham, P. M. Park, M. H. Smith, R. R. Allan
      Pages 175-193
  19. Dynamics and Modeling of Aerosols in the Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer

  20. Whitecaps and Global Fluxes

    1. M. C. Spillane, E. C. Monahan, P. A. Bowyer, D. M. Doyle, P. J. Stabeno
      Pages 209-218
  21. Comparisons Between Electrical Processes Occurring Over Land and Over Water

  22. Atmospheric Electric Space Charge Near the Ocean Surface

  23. Satellite Measurements of Aerosols Over Ocean Surfaces

  24. Remote Sensing Signatures of Whitecaps

    1. Peter Koepke
      Pages 251-260
  25. The Influence of Whitecaps on the Albedo of the Sea Surface

    1. P. J. Stabeno, E. C. Monahan
      Pages 261-266
  26. Abstracts of Poster Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. L. Cavaleri, S. Zecchetto
      Pages 268-268
    3. H. J. Exton, M. H. Smith, R. R. Allan
      Pages 269-269
    4. Austin W. Hogan
      Pages 270-270
    5. Bryan R. Kerman, Steven Peteherych, Harold H. Zwick
      Pages 271-272
    6. Eugene J. Mack
      Pages 274-275
    7. Ming-Yang Su, Albert W. Green
      Pages 278-279
  27. Back Matter
    Pages 281-294

About this book


Cloud Coast Wind speed air atmosphere environment gas marine modeling ocean population production temperature water wind

Editors and affiliations

  • Edward C. Monahan
    • 1
  • Gearóid Mac Niocaill
    • 2
  1. 1.Marine Sciences InstituteUniversity of ConnecticutAvery PointUSA
  2. 2.University CollegeGalwayIreland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-8575-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-4668-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-4565
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