Kōrero: Ocean currents and tides

Internal waves

Internal waves

Changes in the ocean’s surface roughness, detected in this satellite image, show large internal wave fronts approaching the Poor Knights Islands, off the north-east coast of the North Island. Internal waves occur along the boundary of warm and cool bodies of water.

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Craig Stevens and Stephen Chiswell, 'Ocean currents and tides - Flows on the continental shelf', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5930/internal-waves (accessed 23 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Craig Stevens and Stephen Chiswell, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006