A Field Experiment on the Recurrence of Large Waves in Wind Seas

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DOI: 10.4236/ojms.2011.13007   PDF   HTML     6,136 Downloads   10,930 Views   Citations

Abstract

Wind generated sea waves are generally regarded as an example of pure randomness in nature. Here we give a proof that the matter is not exactly so: some identical sequences of relatively large waves were found many hours apart from one another. This finding supports the theory of quasi determinism of sea waves.

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P. Boccotti, "A Field Experiment on the Recurrence of Large Waves in Wind Seas," Open Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2011, pp. 69-72. doi: 10.4236/ojms.2011.13007.

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