Non-reflective Wave Propagation in Strongly Inhomogeneous Media

Pelinovsky E.N., Talipova T.G.

It is well known that wave dispersion in inhomogeneous media leads to energy flux weakening on large ‎distances. The more interesting cases are when inhomogeneity does not prevent wave propagation. This ‎problem is studied here for internal waves in the ocean. Firstly, the penetration of internal waves into a ‎deep ocean, stratified with density and current, is discussed, and it is shown that there is sufficient number ‎of stratification profiles allowing non-reflected wave propagation into the ocean bulk. Further the internal ‎wave propagation in two-layer stratified ocean of variable depth is investigated. The set of bottom ‎profiles where the wave energy is not scattered, is also found.

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