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wind wave

[′win ‚wāv]
(oceanography)
A wave resulting from the action of wind on a water surface.
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1, where the relation between a normalized wind wave energy, [E.sub.2]/[([E.sub.2]).sub.0], and the local steepness of the regular waves, H/L is shown.
Wave is considered to be as well wave if it satisfies at least two of the formulas; otherwise it is considered a wind wave. The waves in the Bohai Gulf during the experiment period were categorized according to the method.
Activities are supported by extensive specialist facilities on the Newcastle main campus, including the UK's only operational Cavitation Tunnel as well as a unique Wind Wave Current Tank designed to simulate a range of seastates individually or simultaneously.
Green Channel applications have also been made for technologies ranging from harnessing natural sources of power, such as wind wave and solar energy, to recycling and transport.
These differences, as well as local small-scale variations of wind wave fields, are not accounted for in our simulations that have a spatial resolution of about 470 m.
NSL thermohaline characteristics will be described by night convection and wind wave mixing regime models.
Tenders are invited for conducting field measurement of wind wave current and tide at kamorta and campbell bay at k and gn in a and n islands
Research and teaching are supported by extensive specialist facilities on the main campus, including the UK's only operational cavitation tunnel as well as a unique wind wave current tank designed to simulate these sea states individually or simultaneously.
The wind wave background was small on 24-29 July 2008, with wind wave heights less than 20 cm on 24 July and below 10 cm on other days (Fig.
in laboratory tanks, wind wave tunnel, mesocosm and during a long-term field study.
As very high (more than 1 m above the mean sea level) water level events are rare, the wind wave impact is concentrated into a relatively narrow area in the coastal zone.
"As wind waves were rather calm that afternoon, we could clearly see its head and water rippling as he was swimming toward our oil platform.