SEICHING IN MONTEREY BAY.
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF
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The effect of the Montery Submarine Canyon on seiching in Monterey Bay is not well known. Spectral analyses of simultaneous tidal records from the north-south extremities of the bay were performed for 23 January and 20 April 1969 to investigate this effect. Both days records had long-wave activity of which seiching was at least a contributing mechanism. Analyses of the computed spectra for the periods during the long-wave activity, and ten-hour periods both before and after, indicate that the seiching motion in Monterey Bay has similar amplitudes at the north-south extremities. Author
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography