Internal solitary waves near a turning point

C. J. Knickerbocker, Alan C Newell

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Abstract

We report an unexpected result and illustrate the mechanism by which a solitary wave propagating on a thermocline reverses its polarity as it passes through a turning point near the shoreline.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)326-330
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters A
Volume75
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 4 1980
Externally publishedYes

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Internal solitary waves near a turning point. / Knickerbocker, C. J.; Newell, Alan C.

In: Physics Letters A, Vol. 75, No. 5, 04.02.1980, p. 326-330.

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Knickerbocker, C. J. ; Newell, Alan C. / Internal solitary waves near a turning point. In: Physics Letters A. 1980 ; Vol. 75, No. 5. pp. 326-330.
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