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Geophysical Equatorial Edge Wave with Underlying Currents in the f-Plane Approximation

Department of Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
Fluids 2019, 4(3), 118; https://doi.org/10.3390/fluids4030118
Received: 29 April 2019 / Revised: 25 June 2019 / Accepted: 27 June 2019 / Published: 28 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nonlinear Wave Hydrodynamics)
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Abstract

I present an exact and explicit solution to the nonlinear governing equations in the equatorial f-plane, describing geophysical edge waves propagating over a plane-sloping beach, in the presence of underlying uniform currents. I also derive the analytical expressions of geophysical edge wave dynamics and the mass transport velocity. View Full-Text
Keywords: edge waves; geophysical; mass transport; exact solution edge waves; geophysical; mass transport; exact solution
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