A Field Experiment on the Recurrence of Large Waves in Wind Seas
Paolo Boccotti
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Wind generated sea waves are generally regarded as an example of pure randomness in nature. Here we give a proof that the matter is not exactly so: some identical sequences of relatively large waves were found many hours apart from one another. This finding supports the theory of quasi determinism of sea waves.

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Boccotti, P. (2011) A Field Experiment on the Recurrence of Large Waves in Wind Seas. Open Journal of Marine Science, 1, 69-72. doi: 10.4236/ojms.2011.13007.

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