Several possible wave data collection schemes using oceangoing ships as measuring platforms are discussed. Wave data sources from visual observation, forecasting, and direct measurement are reviewed. The application to ship operation of improved wave data aboard ship is illustrated. Shipboard wave data collection systems are evaluated.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Webb Institute of Naval Architecture

    Center for Maritime Studies
    Glen Cove, NY  United States  11542

    National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point

    United States Merchant Marine Academy
    Kings Point, NY  United States  11024
  • Authors:
    • Hoffman, D
  • Publication Date: 1977-7

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  • Pagination: 64 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00175139
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NMRC-KP-141
  • Contract Numbers: MA-2-4216
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1978 12:00AM