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Although 72% of the earth surface is covered with water, freshwater resources account for only 0.5% of all the water resources, and what is worse, nearly 70% of the fresh water is distributed in the ice sheets of the Antarctic and Greenland areas, and the rest of them are mostly soil moisture and deep groundwater. Less than 1% of fresh water, i.e. nearly 0.007% of the water, can be directly used by humans. Nowadays, shortage of fresh water resources has become a growing concern.


Wave Energy Converter (WECs) Offshore Devices Raft Length Pelamis Captive Power 
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  1. 1.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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