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EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN WAVES > SEICHES
Definition:
Pendulum-like rocking of water in an enclosed area; a form of standing
wave that can be caused by meteorological or seismic forces, or that may
result from normal resonances excited by tides.
Reference:
Garrison, T. 1993. Oceanography, an Invitation to Marine Science. Wadsworth
Publishing Co. p. 526.
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