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This web page provides an illustrated tutorial in wave motion and ocean waves. Topics include waves and wind, waves in shallow water, tsunamis, waves and environment, and more. Many drawings and photographs of waves and their effects complement the text.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
Other Sciences
- Geoscience
- High School
- Informal Education
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Tutorial
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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photo credit: Fjellanger Wider√łe A.S.; image source This resource was featured by the Physics To Go collection from February 1, 2007 until February 14, 2007. View the feature here!

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© 2000 Seafriends
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breaking waves, oceanography, wave properties, waves, wind
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created August 4, 2006 by Ed Lee
Record Updated:
December 23, 2006 by Bruce Mason
Last Update
when Cataloged:
May 28, 2006
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AIP Format
(Seafriends, Leigh, 2000), WWW Document, (http://www.seafriends.org.nz/oceano/waves.htm).
Oceanography: waves (Seafriends, Leigh, 2000), <http://www.seafriends.org.nz/oceano/waves.htm>.
APA Format
Oceanography: waves. (2006, May 28). Retrieved April 14, 2024, from Seafriends: http://www.seafriends.org.nz/oceano/waves.htm
Chicago Format
Seafriends. Oceanography: waves. Leigh: Seafriends, May 28, 2006. http://www.seafriends.org.nz/oceano/waves.htm (accessed 14 April 2024).
MLA Format
Oceanography: waves. Leigh: Seafriends, 2000. 28 May 2006. 14 Apr. 2024 <http://www.seafriends.org.nz/oceano/waves.htm>.
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@misc{ Title = {Oceanography: waves}, Publisher = {Seafriends}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {14 April 2024}, Month = {May 28, 2006}, Year = {2000} }
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