Wind Waves: Their Generation and Propagation on the Ocean Surface

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Courier Dover Publications, 2002 - Science - 676 pages
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Classic study offers extended discussion of the data requirements and details of power spectral analysis required to make the wave revolution intelligible. Enhanced and clarified by 270 figures and illustrations, the text outlines the nature of waves and wave processes and methods of measurement and classification. 40 black-and-white photographs. 213 figures. 17 tables.
  

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Contents

WAVES OF FINITE HEIGHTn which we abandon
241
THE SVERDRUPMUNK THEORYin which we discover
285
THE PIERSONNEUMANN THEORYin which
362
THE DETERMINATION OF SPECTRA FROM WAVE
424
motions of a freefloating buoy
483
1O PERTURBATIONS OF IRROTATIONAL MOTION
488
BIBLIOGRAPHY
639
NAME INDEX
657
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