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effect of islands on surface waves.

Robert Siple Arthur

effect of islands on surface waves.

by Robert Siple Arthur

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waves.,
  • Islands.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 23-24.

    SeriesBulletin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California, La Jolla,, v. 6, no. 1, Contributions from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography,, new ser., no. 501, Bulletin of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California ;, v. 6, no. 1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH95 .C3 vol. 6, no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL200813M
    LC Control Numbera 51009458
    OCLC/WorldCa4723070

    Two kinds of waves are visible in the image above, yet neither is the kind you are probably familiar with. At a.m. local time ( Universal Time) on Febru , the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired this natural-color image of wave patterns off the coast of Western Australia. Well offshore to the north and west. Heat Islands Attributed to Evaporative Capacity (or Lack Therof) – Looking across 60 cities in North America, researchers from several universities and institutions investigated daytime surface heat island intensity – the difference between urban surface temperatures and surface temperatures in surrounding rural areas (rather than air.

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    As long as the waves propagate slower than the wind speed just above the waves, there is an energy transfer from the wind to the waves. Both air pressure differences between the upwind and the lee side of a wave crest, as well as friction on the water surface by the wind, making the water to go into the shear stress causes the growth of the waves. coral reef facing offshore from some tropical islands has a similar effect, thereby helping protect such islands from the impact of storm waves. When waves approach shore they begin to “feel bottom,” and thus gain forward motion, which causes the waves to break. These are conditions un-der which waves gain the potential for serious damage.


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