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Nonlinear wave propagation in stratified shear flows

Brown, David John

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It is now generally accepted that solitary waves are a commonly occurring and important dynamical feature in geophysical fluids. Waves of this type transfer mass, momentum and energy, and play a significant role in the generation of turbulence in the atmospheric boundary layer (Christie, 1992; Rottman and Einaudi, 1993). In addition, since solitary waves often have large amplitudes they can provide an important mechanism for the generation of deep convection in a conditionally...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/138144

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