Accession Number : AD0697124

Title :   AN OCEAN WAVE MEASURING INSTRUMENT.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON D C BEACH EROSION BOARD

Personal Author(s) : Caldwell,Joseph M. ; Williams,Leo C. ; Mason,Martin A. ; Ross,Culbertson W. ; Hall,Jay V. , Jr

Report Date : OCT 1948

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : The report describes the development and details of a surface mounted wave gage for measuring the height and period characteristics of the water surface variations attributable to wave action. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN WAVES, MEASUREMENT), MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, BEACHES, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, SURFACE PROPERTIES, POWER SPECTRA, RECORDING SYSTEMS, AUTOMATIC

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE