High‐frequency internal waves in large stratified lakes

  title={High‐frequency internal waves in large stratified lakes},
  author={Leon Boegman and J. Imberger and Gregory N. Ivey and Jason P. Antenucci},
  journal={Limnology and Oceanography},
Observations are presented from Lake Biwa and Lake Kinneret showing the ubiquitous and often periodic nature of high‐frequency internal waves in large stratified lakes. In both lakes, high‐frequency wave events were observed within two distinct categories: (1) Vertical mode 1 solitary waves near a steepened Kelvin wave front and vertical mode 2 solitary waves at the head of an intrusive thermocline jet were found to have wavelengths ~64–670 m and ~13–65 m, respectively, and were observed to… 
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