Accession Number : AD0427244

Title :   WAVE CLIMATOLOGY AS AN AID TO SHIP ROUTING IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s) : Joseph, Ellis J. ; Kipper, John M., Jr.

Report Date : JAN 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : Climatological charts are presented for use by the mariner or forecaster as a first approximation in avoiding adverse seas during transits of the North Altlantic Ocean. An example is given which illustrates the value of changing from a standard shipping lane to a route based on wave climatology. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN WAVES, CLIMATE), OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA, TRANSPORTATION, SHIPS, DAMAGE, MOTION, OCEANOGRAPHY.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE