Longitudinal and Surface Waves
By: Mariah , Breanna , Kami
- A surface wave is a longitudinal wave but it is on the surface of the ocean.
- surface waves are also mechanical waves
- A surface wave can also be an elastic (or seismic) wave
- Two types of surface waves are the love wave and the Rayleigh wave
- some characteristics of surface waves are vertical, elasto-dynamic, Wavelength, rarefaction ect.
- Surface waves carry energy by