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Experimental insights into mechanisms of wave breaking

  • Stanisław R. Massel
Part of the ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SCIENCES LIBRARY book series (ATSL, volume 38)

Abstract

In spite of many years of theoretical efforts to gain insight into the mechanics of breaking waves, a more complete understanding of wave breaking and its onset as well as energy dissipated during breaking is still lacking (Banner and Grimshaw, 1992).

Keywords

Wave Height Breaking Wave Rogue Wave Wave Crest Wave Steepness 
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© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanisław R. Massel
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  1. 1.Institute of Oceanology of the PolishAcademy of Sciences, SopotPoland

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