, Volume 47, Issue 2, pp 172–177

On the theory of internal waves under ice cover

  • S. V. Muzylev
  • L. N. Oleinikova
Marine Physics


A theoretical model is contrived that describes the propagation of internal waves under ice cover. According to the results obtained in the study, the flexures of the ice surface with a frequency close to but smaller than the Brunt-Väisälä frequency can gain amplitudes sufficient for recording internal waves. A comparison of the theory with observations showed a satisfactory agreement.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. V. Muzylev
    • 1
  • L. N. Oleinikova
    • 2
  1. 1.Shirshov Institute of OceanologyMoscowRussia
  2. 2.University of GuadalajaraGuadalajaraMexico

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