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On the diurnal tidal currents over Rockall Bank

Huthnance, J.M.. 1974 On the diurnal tidal currents over Rockall Bank. Deep Sea Research and Oceanographic Abstracts, 21 (1). 23-35. 10.1016/0011-7471(74)90016-3

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Abstract/Summary

Analytic models of Rockall Bank have been used in a theoretical investigation of the tidal currents over the bank. It is found that the diurnal tides are close to the natural frequency of an approximately non-divergent wave trapped near the bank and progressing clockwise around it. Currents observed over Rockall Bank by dRamster (1970) and Collar and Cartwright (1972) are interpreted in terms of such a wave.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1016/0011-7471(74)90016-3
Programmes: POL Programmes
ISSN: 00117471
Date made live: 02 Jul 2013 15:31 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/502520

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