Accession Number : AD0655465

Title :   THE DIRECTIONAL SWELL SPECTRUM OFF BLOCK ISLAND,

Corporate Author : STEVENS INST OF TECH HOBOKEN N J DAVIDSON LAB

Personal Author(s) : Rank,Paul H. ; Grosch,Chester E. ; Lukasik,Stephen J. ; Zepko,George W.

Report Date : JUN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : An array of four pressure gauges was used to measure the swell off Block Island, Rhode Island. The data were analyzed to obtain the directional wave spectrum. Resulting directional information agreed with visual observations at the time of the experiment.

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN WAVES, MEASUREMENT), (*PRESSURE GAGES, *WATER WAVES), INTERACTIONS, OCEANOGRAPHY, RHODE ISLAND, BOUNDARY LAYER, OCEAN BOTTOM, LAMINAR FLOW, NAVIER STOKES EQUATIONS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE