Accession Number : ADA325304

Title :   Effects of Long Waves on the Generation of Waves by Wind.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA INST OF TECH PASADENA DEPT OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Saffman, P. G.

PDF Url : ADA325304

Report Date : 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The program objective was a quantitative understanding of the properties of the short wind generated waves relevant to the interpretation of remote sensing radar images of the ocean. To that effect, the work has focused on the interaction between long and short waves in the presence of water and wind shear.

Descriptors :   *WATER WAVES, *WIND SHEAR, RADAR IMAGES, REMOTE DETECTORS, LONG WAVELENGTHS, OCEANOGRAPHY.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE