Baroclinic seiches in rotating basins of variable depth in the case of two-layer density stratification

Baroclinic seiches in rotating basins of variable depth in the case of two-layer density... We solve a plane problem of linear baroclinic seiches in closed rotating basins of variable depth with two-layer density stratification. In the long-wave approximation, we get a boundary-value problem for a system of ordinary differential equations and propose a numerical procedure for finding internal seiches. The analytic solutions of the problem are obtained for a basin of constant depth. The numerical analysis of seiches is performed for the distributions of depth corresponding to the zonal and meridional sections of the Black Sea and model basins including the cases of a shelf zone and an underwater ridge. It is shown that the baroclinic seiches become more intense in shallow-water regions and that the intense longshore currents caused by Earth’s rotation are formed in the shelf zones and over the underwater ridges. Physical Oceanography Springer Journals

Baroclinic seiches in rotating basins of variable depth in the case of two-layer density stratification

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