Oceanography: waves Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Oceanography: Waves
Description:
This photo (hi-res image) shows water wave diffraction near the northern coast of Norway. For more on coastal waves, see Oceanography: Waves, especially the sections "Waves entering shallow water" and "Wave reflection."

(This feature was updated on July 7, 2013.)
Image:
photo credit: Fjellanger Widerøe A.S.; <a href="http://www.math.uio.no/~karstent/waves/index_en.html" target="_blank">image source</a>
photo credit: Fjellanger Widerøe A.S.; image source
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/waterdiffraction large 1-11-07.jpg
Featured:
February 1, 2007 - February 14, 2007