Physical Oceanography

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 129–140 | Cite as

Dynamic modes of propagation and transformation of subsurface gravitational lenses

  • A. S. Samodurov
Thermohydrodynamics of the Ocean


We study the dynamic features of propagation of subsurface gravitational lenses and the conditions of changes in the modes of control over their motion by various internal and external forces. As these forces, we study the action of drag, molecular and turbulent viscosity due to the presence of internal and external forces, and deceleration caused by the effects of double diffusion. We also analyze the modes of propagation of small-scale gravitational lenses. The information about these lenses taken from the literature is supplemented and generalized.


Drag Force Internal Wave Buoyancy Force Gravity Current Double Diffusion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Samodurov
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  1. 1.Marine Hydrophysical InstituteUkrainian Academy of SciencesSevastopol

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