A Note on the Wave Climatology of UK Waters

  • Laurence Draper
Part of the Marine Science book series (MR, volume 8)


Wave measurement started in earnest during the second world war. Subsequently, fundamental studies were initiated to try to understand the processes at play and to evolve effective wave prediction methods. As a consequence of this work, large amounts of instrumentally-measured wave climate data have been accumulated and found to be valuable for engineering purposes. An international network is being set up to collect and disseminate such information.


Wave Height Wave Data Wave Climate Wave Prediction Extreme Wave Height 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence Draper
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  1. 1.Marine Information and Advisory ServiceInstitute of Oceanographic SciencesUK

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