Accession Number : ADD000232

Title :   Sea Sensor and Descriptor System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Soulant,Herman A , Jr

Report Date : 02 Apr 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The patent relates to a method of determining wave characteristics by employing a float device to measure the slope of a wave and a system for processing this measured data in accordance with the disclosed sawtooth theory of wind generated waves.

Descriptors :   *Oceanographic equipment, *Ocean waves, *Patents, Floats, Wind, Data processing, Slope, Air water interactions

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE