Convergence and Strain Waves Caused by a Submerged Turbulent Disturbance in Stratified Fluids

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Science  20 Jun 1969:
Vol. 164, Issue 3886, pp. 1393-1394
DOI: 10.1126/science.164.3886.1393


Short bursts of submerged turbulent mixing in stratified water (every-where denser below than above) is shown to cause waves of surface convergence, divergence, and strain. Quantitative data are given for four experiments.