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What does oscillatory motion at ocean produce?

(a) Microseisms

(b) Froth

(c) Disturbance of currents

(d) Currents

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The query is from Wave Energy in portion Ocean Energy & Geothermal Energy of Energy Engineering

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The correct option is (a) Microseisms

The best I can explain: Oscillatory motion is highest at the surface and diminishes exponentially with depth. However, for  near a reflecting coast, wave energy is also present as pressure oscillations at great depth, producing microseisms.

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