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a wave on the surface of a lake or landlocked bay

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Benthic boundary mixing and resuspension induced by internal seiches. Hydrobiologia.
Wind-induced internal seiches in Lake Zurich observed and modeled.
They explained that large earthquakes can set off seiches in enclosed bodies of water epic distances away.
Exactly that happened following the devastating magnitude 9 Tohoku quake in Japan in 2011, which created six-foot-high seiches 30 minutes later in a Norwegian fjord 8,000km (5000 miles) away, they told Berkeley News.
Called a "seiche," it happens when a wide wave builds due to seismic or atmospheric disturbances, creating huge fluctuations in water levels in just moments.
Before the sun would set, this inland tsunami, or "seiche" (pronounced saysh), would take a terrible toll on the shoreline community.
This is not the first report of seiches in Lake Gatun.
Onshore winds and seiches change how and where a river crosses a wide sand beach and empties into the lake.
This equation indicates that the period of Cretaceous ocean seiches would increase with length of the basin, and decrease with increasing depth.
Several phenomena can cause seiches, including weather changes, earthquakes (SN: 7/7/01, p.
The most common are generally produced by standing waves known as "coastal seiches," which occur at periods ranging from about 10 to 100 minutes.
Palabras claves: Resonance, "Seiches", Bay in Colombia and the World, Parametric Modelation ("Merian", 1828 y Yanomi y Tsuji, 1998).
Along with a general volume, Forces of Nature, discussing forces of weather, forces of geology, and forces of disease, the volumes individually cover pandemics; landslides, mudslides, and avalanches; thunderstorms; ice storms; tornadoes; tsunamis and seiches; volcanoes; wildfires; earthquakes; floods; heat waves; hurricanes, typhoons, and other tropical cyclones; droughts; and blizzards.
The wave, technically known as a seiche, hit the town's beach at about 8:10 a.m.
Underwater flies were the ticket on our visit, and we fished them across the cut's "seiche" tide, an invisible movement of water pushed by the wind.