TITLE

The First National Operational Wave Observation Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Willis, Zdenka; Jensen, Robert; Burnett, William
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Sea Technology;May2009, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the first national operational wave observation plan in the U.S. It was developed as an interagency effort coordinated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Integrated Ocean Observing (IOOS) Program and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The objectives of the plan are to assure safe transportation and optimize marine resources. It will also serve users who need general wave information in the form of height, period and direction.
ACCESSION #
41232289

 

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