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Topographic Wave (Hydroform Type)

Component: Hydroform

Unique Identifier: 701

Hydroform Class Wave
Hydroform Coastally Trapped Wave
Hydroform Type Topographic Wave


Description
Definition A sub-basin scale wave that is driven by wind-stress from the passage of cyclones across or along the shelf, with long period (~ 5 days) and to which a vorticity is imparted by the apparent Coriolis effect.