What a Sudden Downpour Reveals About Wind Wave Generation

Luigi Cavaleri, Tom Baldock, Luciana Bertotti, Sabique Langodan, Mohammad Olfateh, Paolo Pezzutto

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    Abstract

    We use our previous numerical and measuring experience and the evidence from a rather unique episode at sea to summarise our doubts on the present physical approach in wave modelling. The evidence strongly suggests that generation by wind and dissipation by white-capping have a different physics than presently considered. Most of all they should be viewed as part of a single physical process.
    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)70-80
    Number of pages11
    JournalProcedia IUTAM
    Volume26
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Apr 12 2018

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