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Measuring the Nearshore Wave Climate: California Experience

  • Richard J. Seymour
Part of the Marine Science book series (MR, volume 8)

Abstract

A nearshore wave climate measurement network for the California coastline has been expanded to 16 stations since its inauguration in 1975. The system utilizes a compact slope array to measure wave directionality in shallow water as well as offshore buoys and nearshore non-directional gages. Data are collected and analyzed automatically by a central computer. Plans are being developed to expand the system to provide high density coverage of the whole state coastline.

Keywords

Significant Wave Height Wave Climate Approach Angle Deep Water Wave Longshore Sediment Transport 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard J. Seymour
    • 1
  1. 1.California Department of Navigation and Ocean DevelopmentUSA

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