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