The exact solution to Phillips’ equation for the degree of saturation of short waves in the presence of ocean currents

S. J. Hogan*

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Abstract

An equation, derived by Phillips (1984) to describe the variation of a wind-wave spectrum in the presence of a current, is shown to have an exact solution. For certain choices of current, the results are shown to simplify even further.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)357-362
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Fluid Mechanics
Volume223
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991

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