Accession Number : AD0703253

Title :   OCEAN SURFACE WAVES: ATTENUATION AND A FIELD TEST OF DSA II.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Chace,Alden Buffington , Jr

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 51

Abstract : Several models of ocean surface wave attenuation were employed in making hindcasts for comparison with spectra obtained from a wave recorder located at Point Sur, California. Quantitative decay models were reduced to common variables. The French Meteorological Service DSA II generation model was used. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN WAVES, ATTENUATION), POWER SPECTRA, SCATTERING, VISCOSITY, TURBULENCE, ENERGY, SURFACE PROPERTIES, DEEP WATER, INTERACTIONS, TABLES(DATA), THESES

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE