Accession Number : ADA141095

Title :   The Transient Gravity Wave Critical Layer.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 10 Feb 83-10 Feb 84,

Corporate Author : PHYSICAL DYNAMICS INC BELLEVUE WA

Personal Author(s) : Dunkerton,T J

PDF Url : ADA141095

Report Date : 09 Apr 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : Numerical simulations of gravity wave, critical layer interactions are presented, which confirm theoretical predictions of critical layer behavior and explain important features of gravity wave observations in the atmosphere, including momentum deposition and convective wavebreaking. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Gravity waves, Criticality(General), Layers, Interactions, Numerical analysis, Wave packets, Mathematical models

Subject Categories : Geodesy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE