Wave-induced stress and the drag of air flow over sea waves

@article{Janssen1989WaveinducedSA,
  title={Wave-induced stress and the drag of air flow over sea waves},
  author={Peter A. E. M. Janssen},
  journal={Journal of Physical Oceanography},
  year={1989},
  volume={19},
  pages={745-754}
}
  • P. Janssen
  • Published 1 June 1989
  • Environmental Science, Physics
  • Journal of Physical Oceanography
Abstract In this paper we are concerned with the effect of wind-generated, long gravity waves on the air flow. We study this example of resonant wave-mean flow interaction using the quasilinear theory of wind-wave generation. This theory is an extension of the Miles' shear flow instability in that the effect of the gravity waves on the mean wind profile is taken into account as well. The direct effect of air turbulence on the mean wind profile is modeled by a mixing length model. We present… 

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  • Environmental Science, Physics
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • 1989
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