Statistical properties of the sea

D. J. Benney, Alan C Newell

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The long-time behavior of weakly interacting random waves on the ocean surface is shown to be a solvable theoretical problem. Asymptotic closures are obtained for both the free and forced cases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1967
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes

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