Accession Number : AD0427244


Title :   WAVE CLIMATOLOGY AS AN AID TO SHIP ROUTING IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN.


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,


Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS


Personal Author(s) : Joseph, Ellis J. ; Kipper, John M., Jr.


Report Date : JAN 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 7


Abstract : Climatological charts are presented for use by the mariner or forecaster as a first approximation in avoiding adverse seas during transits of the North Altlantic Ocean. An example is given which illustrates the value of changing from a standard shipping lane to a route based on wave climatology. (Author)


Descriptors :   , (*OCEAN WAVES, CLIMATE), OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, TRANSPORTATION, SHIPS, DAMAGE, MOTION, OCEANOGRAPHY.


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE