Accession Number:

ADA626041

Title:

Observations of Megaripples

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MA DEPT OF APPLIED OCEAN PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

The long-term objective is to develop models that predict the generation, evolution, migration, and destruction of seafloor megaripples bedforms with lengths of order of 1-2 m and heights of order 10 s of cm given geological sediment characteristics, underlying geological framework and hydrodynamical waves and currents conditions.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE