Accession Number:

ADA626195

Title:

Measurements of Wave Breaking and Dissipation over the Continental Shelf

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept.

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV REGENTS LA JOLLA CA SCRIPPS INST OF OCEANOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The long-term goals of this research are to quantify the incidence of surface wave breaking and its role in dissipating wave energy which is then available to generate currents and turbulence in the upper ocean.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE