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TC | Volume 13, issue 11
The Cryosphere, 13, 2887–2900, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2887-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
The Cryosphere, 13, 2887–2900, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-2887-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 08 Nov 2019

Research article | 08 Nov 2019

Wave energy attenuation in fields of colliding ice floes – Part 1: Discrete-element modelling of dissipation due to ice–water drag

Agnieszka Herman et al.

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Sea ice interactions with waves are extensively studied in recent years, but mechanisms leading to wave energy attenuation in sea ice remain poorly understood. Close to the ice edge, processes contributing to dissipation include collisions between ice floes and turbulence generated under the ice due to velocity differences between ice and water. This paper analyses details of those processes both theoretically and by means of a numerical model.
Sea ice interactions with waves are extensively studied in recent years, but mechanisms leading...
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