Study of Internal Waves in the Persian Gulf

Seyed Majid Mosaddad(College of Physics, Shoushtar Branch, Islamic Azad University)


The Persian Gulf (PG), as a semi-enclosed water basin extends in [47-57] E, [24-30] N, geographic domain. Particularly, northern part of the PG shows more baroclinicity and turbulence because of the river inflow from the Arvand, bottom and costal stresses. Furthermore, wind stress has many effects rather than in mid deep domain of the PG. Thermocline development in the PG is observed because of studying the data measured in the Mt. Mitchell cruise in 1992 by different models from winter to summer. The studied turbulence in the northern part of the PG is navigated from winter to summer due to the internal wave’s activity and stability intensified through water column.


Persian Gulf (PG), Thermocline, Internal Waves, Turbulence

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