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Skyscraper-Size Waves Circulate Energy, Nutrients In Deep Ocean
2013-09-09 15:51:47

Deep ocean waves play a vital role in long-term climate cycles and a new study from scientists at the University of Washington has revealed waves the height of skyscrapers circulating energy and nutrients deep below the Southern Pacific Ocean.

2012-07-25 23:00:21

Developments in powerful cross-platform software tools and components lead to exciting advancements in high performance computing. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) July 25,

2011-05-24 01:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and OSLO, Norway, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nor-Shipping Conf., Stand D01-01A, May 24, 2011 - Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT), today announced significant safety enhancements to its innovative fleet management system, GlobalView(TM).

2010-05-03 12:17:00

SAN DIEGO, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by American Transplant Congress 2010: EVENT: D TOUR FILM SCREENING WITH LIVE APPEARANCE AT AMERICAN TRANSPLANT CONGRESS 2010 DATE: MONDAY, MAY 3 and TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010 PLACE: SAN DIEGO CONVENTION CENTER, BALLROOM 20A, 12:35 pm - 2:10 pm 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA DETAILS: D tour, the award-winning documentary about Pat Spurgeon, drummer for indie rock band Rogue Wave, will screen from 12:35 pm-2:10 pm...

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2010-03-06 09:55:00

Known as rogue or freak waves, these towering walls of water are simply called monsters of the sea by some people.

2009-10-19 09:55:30

Rogue waves—giant waves that spring up suddenly and tower over the seas around them—have inspired physicists to look for an analogue in light.

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2009-08-13 10:45:00

The location of the FINO3 research platforms, the \"Dan Tysk\" sand bank, is located approximately 80 kilometers to the west of Sylt where up to 80 wind power plants will be located in just a few years.

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2009-08-10 11:45:00

US scientists believe they have made great headway in understanding what have been termed, freak waves.


Latest Rogue Wave Reference Libraries

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

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