Observation of the Near-seabed Velocity and Particles Resuspension During Nonlinear Internal Solitary Wave Events near the Dongsha Plateau at the Northern South China Sea
Technical Report,01 Oct 2014,30 Sep 2015
University of Washington Seattle United States
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Nonlinear internal solitary waves ISWs are thought to be one of the causes of the formation of some of the largest sediment waves over the northern South China Sea and onset of the sediment resuspension events. The long-term scientific goals are to understand the energy dissipation of large amplitude ISWs at the last stage of the trans-basin propagation and the relationship between the energy dissipation of ISWs and particle resuspension.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography