Oceanic Whitecaps and Their Role in Air-Sea Exchange Processes
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 68, Issue 33, page 698, 18 August 1987
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1987), Oceanic Whitecaps and Their Role in Air-Sea Exchange Processes, Eos Trans. AGU, 68(33), 698–698, doi:10.1029/EO068i033p00698-01.(
- Issue published online: 3 JUN 2011
- Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
The book is based on the proceedings of the 1983 Whitecap Workshop, held at University College, Galway, Ireland. The 22 full-length papers and 18 abstracts of poster presentations that it contains cover a wide range of topics. The small-scale air-sea exchange processes triggered by the breaking of wind-generated gravity waves serve as the common ground from which specialized excursions are made into the fields of acoustics and optics of bubbly water, statistics and hydrodynamics of water waves, remote sensing, atmospheric electricity, and physicochemical hydrodynamics of bubbles, droplets, and water surfaces coated with organic films. The book opens with “The Life and Science of Alfred H. Woodcock” by Duncan Blanchard (State University of New York, Albany).