Internal wave attractors

I'll write a blurb about this when I get the time. In the meantime, here's a video of what it looks like:

Attractor gif

And the references are:

  1. J. Hazewinkel, N. Grisouard and S.B. Dalziel. Comparison of laboratory and numerically observed scalar fields of an internal wave attractor. European Journal of Mechanics B/Fluids, 30(1):51-56, 2011. (, damn you Elsevier! | doi)
  2. N. Grisouard, C. Staquet and I. Pairaud. Numerical simulation of a two-dimensional internal wave attractor. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 614:1-14, 2008. (pdf* | doi | poster)