Turbulent convection and high‐frequency internal wave details in 1‐m shallow waters

  title={Turbulent convection and high‐frequency internal wave details in 1‐m shallow waters},
  author={Hans van Haren},
  journal={Limnology and Oceanography},
  • H. Haren
  • Published 15 January 2019
  • Environmental Science, Physics
  • Limnology and Oceanography
Vertically 0.042‐m‐spaced moored high‐resolution temperature sensors are used for detailed internal wave‐turbulence monitoring near Texel North Sea and Wadden Sea beaches on calm summer days. In the maximum 2‐m deep waters, irregular internal waves are observed supported by the density stratification during day‐times’ warming in early summer, outside the breaking zone of < 0.2 m surface wind waves. Internal‐wave–induced convective overturning near the surface and shear‐driven turbulence near… 

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