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What are gravity waves?

Picture a rock thrown into a lake on a calm day. That is an excellent example of what a gravity wave looks like.

Ripples migrate from where the rock hits the water, causing an up and down motion along the water’s surface. As we get farther away from the point where the rock hit the water, the waves dampen, becoming less defined. Continue reading

Category: Meteorology, Phenomena

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