The First National Operational Wave Observation Plan

Willis, Zdenka; Jensen, Robert; Burnett, William
May 2009
Sea Technology;May2009, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p41
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.


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