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Internal tide generation from isolated seamounts and continental shelves

  title={Internal tide generation from isolated seamounts and continental shelves},
  author={Christos E. Papoutsellis and Matthieu J. Mercier and Nicolas Grisouard},
We model linear, inviscid non-hydrostatic internal tides generated by the interaction of a barotropic tide with variable topography in two dimensions. We first derive an asymptotic solution for the nonuniform barotropic flow over the topography that serves as forcing for the baroclinic equations. The resulting internal-tide generation problem is reformulated as a Coupled-Mode System (CMS) by means of a series decomposition of the baroclinic stream function in terms of vertical basis functions… 


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