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Wave Power Technology Gets A Boost
2012-09-11 04:21:17

There is a great search going on for alternative sources of energy, to wean our society off of fast-disappearing fossil fuels. So far, most scientists have focused on sun and wind energy because they are so easy to harness.

Marine energy doubled by predicting wave power
2012-06-28 05:18:04

Energy generated from ocean waves could provide power for our growing planet. Marine energy is believed to have the potential to provide the UK with electricity twice over, and a group of scientists have made a strong step in that direction by predicting wave power.

2012-06-16 00:51:31

Piracy may be a topic of schoolboy adventure stories, but it’s still a dangerous and costly problem for merchant shipping and tourism in some parts of the world.

Old Maps And Dead Clams Help Solve Coastal Boulder Mystery
2012-05-01 08:09:26

Perched atop the sheer coastal cliffs of Ireland's Aran Islands, ridges of giant boulders have puzzled geologists for years.

Image 1 - On The Topic Of Topography
2012-02-28 04:42:51

In a city where sea level is of particular significance, a scientific conference on the radar that records sea-surface height will be held in September.

2011-12-29 08:00:00

Eco Wave Power has completed the construction and testing phase of its' first sea wave energy generation models the "Wave Clapper" and the "Power Wing". (PRWEB)


Latest Wind 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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