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    • Breaking Waves on the Ocean Surface 

      Schwendeman, Michael Scott
      In the open ocean, breaking waves are a critical mechanism for the transfer of energy, momentum, and mass between the atmosphere and the ocean. Despite much study, fundamental questions about wave breaking, such as what ...
    • Wave Breaking Dissipation in a Fetch-Limited Sea 

      Schwendeman, Michael Scott (2013-04-17)
      Coupled remote sensing and <italic>in situ</italic> measurements of strongly-forced, fetch-limited waves are applied to assess the role of breaking in an evolving wavefield. Wave growth follows accepted fetch-limited ...