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Surface wave and sea surface dynamics in the Mediterranean

TitoloSurface wave and sea surface dynamics in the Mediterranean
Tipo di pubblicazioneMonografia
Anno di Pubblicazione2022
AutoriLionello, Piero, Sannino Gianmaria, and Vilibić Ivica
Series TitleOceanography of the Mediterranean Sea: An Introductory Guide
Number of Pages161 – 207

This chapter provides a general background on the dynamics of the sea surface from the short time and spatial scales of the gravity waves produced by the wind to long scales produced by planetary waves. It considers marine storms (including wind waves and storm surges), astronomical tides, and tsunamis (including events caused by earthquakes, landslides, and meteorological factors). The chapter describes the peculiarity of the regimes in the Mediterranean Sea, their present characteristics, and expected future evolution. © 2023 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Citation KeyLionello2022161