Modelling internal solitary waves on the Australian North West Shelf

Grimshaw, Roger and Pelinovsky, Efim and Stepanyants, Yury and Talipova, Tatiana (2006) Modelling internal solitary waves on the Australian North West Shelf. Marine and Freshwater Research, 57 (3). pp. 265-272. ISSN 1323-1650

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Abstract

The transformation of the non-linear internal tide and the consequent development of internal solitary waves on the Australian North West Shelf is studied numerically in the framework of the generalised rotation-modified Korteweg–de Vries equation. This model contains both non-linearity (quadratic and cubic), the Coriolis effect, depth variation and horizontal variability of the density stratification. The simulation results demonstrate that a wide variety of non-linear wave shapes can be explained by the synergetic action of non-linearity and the variability of the hydrology along the wave path.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Yury Stepanyants
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2009 12:19
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:24
Uncontrolled Keywords: wave shape, Northwest Shelf, wave hydrology
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 04 Earth Sciences > 0405 Oceanography > 040503 Physical Oceanography
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970104 Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1071/MF05016
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5718

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