Buoyancy frequency profiles and internal semidiurnal tide turning depths in the oceans

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King, B.; Stone, M.; Zhang, H.P.; Gerkema, T.; Marder, M.; Scott, R.B.; Swinney, H.L.;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1029/2011JC007681
  • Subject: [ SDU.STU.OC ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Oceanography | [SDU.STU.OC]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Oceanography

International audience; We examine the possible existence of internal gravity wave "turning depths," depths below which the local buoyancy frequency N(z) becomes smaller than the wave frequency. At a turning depth, incident gravity waves reflect rather than reaching the... View more
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