Statistical properties of the sea

D. J. Benney, A. C. Newell

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The long-time behavior of weakly interacting random waves on the ocean surface is shown to be a solvable theoretical problem. Asymptotic closures are obtained for both the free and forced cases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S281-S290
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1967

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes


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