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Arrival-time fluctuations of coherent reflections from surface gravity water waves
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Arrival time fluctuations of coherent reflections from surface gravity waves are examined. A two-dimensional ray model with an evolving rough sea surface is used to explain the mechanism and formation of the deterministic striation patterns due to the surface reflection. Arrival time predictions from the ray model match qualitatively well with the measurements from bidirectional acoustic transmissions in a water depth of 100 m.


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Scitation: Arrival-time fluctuations of coherent reflections from surface gravity water waves