Reports

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

See allHide authors and affiliations

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

Abstract

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.