Accession Number:

AD0739935

Title:

Practical Methods for Observing and Forecasting Ocean Waves by Means of Wave Spectra and Statistics

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Report Date:

1971-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

300.0

Abstract:

Contents The properties of ocean waves The generation and forecasting of sea waves Wave propagation and forecasting swell waves--simple models Wave observation techniques Synoptic forecasting methods and weather map analysis Wave refraction Operational applications of forecasting methods Verification by forecasts and observations.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE