INTERNAL WAVES IN THE OCEAN

Eugene C. LaFond and Owen S. Lee

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Abstract: The ocean is oftern characterized by a layer of strong density gradients between surface water warmed by the sun and deepr water of cooler temperature. Waves travel along such a layer, known as the thermocline, just as they do at the surface between air and water, and are called internal waves.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 9, Number 3
Pages: 231 - 236
Cite this article: LaFond, Eugene C., Lee, Owen S., "INTERNAL WAVES IN THE OCEAN", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 9, No. 3, Fall 1962, pp. 231-236.
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