HINDCASTING THE DIRECTIONAL SPECTRA OF HURRICANE-GENERATED WAVES

A method for specifying hurricane-generated waves in the Gulf of Mexico in terms of the directional wave spectrum has been developed. The method includes a description of the surface-wind field from historical meteorological data through the application of a dynamic-hurricane frictional boundary-layer model.

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    Society of Petroleum Engineers

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  • Authors:
    • Cardone, V J
    • Pierson, W J
    • Ward, E G
  • Publication Date: 1976-4

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  • Accession Number: 00134630
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1976 12:00AM