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Measurement of Sea Waves

Giovanni Battista Rossi, Andrea Cannata, Antonio Iengo, Maurizio Migliaccio, Gabriele Nardone, Vincenzo Piscopo, Enrico Zambianchi
2021 Sensors  
Sea waves constitute a natural phenomenon with a great impact on human activities, and their monitoring is essential for meteorology, coastal safety, navigation, and renewable energy from the sea.  ...  For each technique, the measurement principle is briefly recalled, the degree of development is outlined, and trends are prospected.  ...  Finally, in Section 3.3, the use of microwave remotely sensed measurements in sea waves monitoring is reviewed.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s22010078 pmid:35009617 pmcid:PMC8747634 fatcat:qolp2buz7bgyzecnwrs2f4o3am

Spatially Distributed Sea Wave Measurements

Filippo Bergamasco, Alvise Benetazzo
2021 Journal of Marine Science and Engineering  
In recent years, there has been growing interest in remote and proximal observation of sea surface waves [...]  ...  We did our best to propose recent advancements, not only on the technological aspect of spatially distributed sea waves acquisition but also on the characterization of wave statistics from measured and  ...  In recent years, there has been growing interest in remote and proximal observation of sea surface waves.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jmse9020238 fatcat:wehfkpuqlrcrphukdsu5amr5qa

Measurement of Sea Wave Spatial Spectra from High- Resolution Optical Aerospace Imagery [chapter]

Valery G. Bondur, Alexander B. Murynin
2018 Surface Waves - New Trends and Developments  
The chapter is devoted to the development of methods for remote measurement of spatial spectra of waves arising on marine and ocean surface.  ...  In the experimental studies, the spatial spectral characteristics of sea waves estimated from remote sensing data were compared with the corresponding characteristics measured by contact assets under controlled  ...  Acknowledgements The work was carried out with the financial support of the state represented by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in the framework of the Federal Program  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.71834 fatcat:hkm6ni77yzeoffk322rfacmjhm

Sea Surface Backscatter Distortions of Scanning Radar Altimeter Ocean Wave Measurements

Edward Walsh, C. Wright
2006 OCEANS 2006  
This paper examines the distortions in the measured wave topography caused by sea surface backscatter variation within the 25 to 50 m antenna footprint of the 1° antenna beam of the NASA Scanning Radar  ...  Altimeter at its typical 1.5 to 3 km operating altitude and possible corrections to the directional wave spectra computed from the wave topography.  ...  The NOAA Hurricane Research Division and Aircraft Operations Center provided a great deal of assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1109/oceans.2006.306857 fatcat:h3dhjhsujfhzbcu63n5bjtdnru

Upward looking sonar-based measurements of sea ice and waves

D.B. Fissel, J.R. Marko, E. Ross, T. Kwan, John Egan
2008 OCEANS 2008  
year, as well as ocean wave measurements during summer periods of major sea-ice retreat.  ...  Results are also presented on the measurement of ocean waves with wave heights of up to 3 m, and the early winter measurement of scattered ice keels in the presence of ocean waves.  ...  ., and the University of Calgary for their ongoing contributions to the ice research studies conducted at the Confederation Bridge.  ... 
doi:10.1109/oceans.2008.5152035 fatcat:x5yrq3idwvecxibybyp7p2rofa

Wave measurements on sea ice: developments in instrumentation

M.J. Doble, D.J.L. Mercer, D.T. Meldrum, O.C. Peppe
2006 Annals of Glaciology  
Traditional methods of measuring the propagation of waves originating from ocean swell and other sources have relied on wire strain gauges, accelerometers or tiltmeters.  ...  In this paper, we describe the use of ultra-sensitive tiltmeters and novel re-zeroing techniques to autonomously gather wave data from both polar regions.  ...  Heiberg of the Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, and T. Quinn of VECO for advice and assistance in planning the field experiment.  ... 
doi:10.3189/172756406781811303 fatcat:5rhc6lo5rbdbtcngoctqtj2roy

Measurement of all-wave and spectral albedos of snow-covered summer sea ice in the Ross Sea, Antarctica

Xiaobing Zhou, Shusun Li, Kim Morris
2001 Annals of Glaciology  
with all-wave albedos from direct measurements.  ...  Temporal variation of the all-wave albedo and spectral albedo was measured from the northern edge to the southern edge of the pack ice along three lines of longitude: 165° W, 150° Wand 135° W.  ...  Jeffries, Chief Scientist of the NBP99-1 cruise, who always allowed us to be the first to occupy the ice floe before other activities which might have disturbed the surface of the snow and sea ice.  ... 
doi:10.3189/172756401781818743 fatcat:dggzxk6yknbx3dcnuqnzbblg4y

Comparing a 41-year model hindcast with decades of wave measurements from the Baltic Sea

Jan-Victor Björkqvist, Ingvar Lukas, Victor Alari, Gerbrant Ph. van Vledder, Sander Hulst, Heidi Pettersson, Arno Behrens, Aarne Männik
2018 Ocean Engineering  
We present ice-free and ice-included statistics for the Baltic Sea using a wave hindcast validated against data from 13 wave measurement sites.  ...  The difference between these two statistics are less than 0.05 m below a latitude of 59.5 degrees. The seasonal ice cover also causes measurement gaps by forcing an early recovery of the instruments.  ...  We would also like to extend our thanks to SMHI, the University of Tartu and the University of Miami (RSMAS) for providing the ice data, wind data and ASIS wave buoy data.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2018.01.048 fatcat:zuhrfpr24faavbweqazqnhhilu

Short-term statistics of waves measured off Ratnagiri, eastern Arabian Sea

M.M. Amrutha, V. Sanil Kumar
2015 Applied Ocean Research  
Water surface displacement measured using waverider buoy moored at 13 m water depth in the eastern Arabian Sea off the west coast of India have been analysed to study the shortterm statistics of waves  ...  There is significant variation (1.29-2.19) in the ratio between highest 1% wave and significant wave height compared to the theoretical value of 1.67.  ...  Conclusions We have examined the short-term statistics of the wave time series measured at 13 m water depth in the eastern Arabian Sea.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apor.2015.09.009 fatcat:qkrhzbvjszexjpjxf3qemje5ua

Impact of waves on the sea drag: measurements in the Baltic sea and a model interpretation

Xiaoli Guo Larsén, Vladimir K. Makin, Ann-Sofi Smedman
2003 Journal of Atmospheric & Ocean Science  
Measurements from the Baltic Sea and a wind-over-wave coupled model are used to study the wave impact on the sea drag.  ...  Measurements reveal the fact that the sea drag is dependent on the sea-state.  ...  Kimmo Kahma and Heidi Pettersson at the Finnish Institute of Marine Research for the wave data.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10236730310001606308 fatcat:ckpg4olwvravbndf3vkjfgxkju

Measurements of sea-ice flexural stiffness by pressure characteristics of flexural-gravity waves

Aleksey Marchenko, Eugene Morozov, Sergey Muzylev
2013 Annals of Glaciology  
The method is tested using data from field measurements in Tempelfjorden, Svalbard, where flexural-gravity waves were excited by an icefall at the front of the outflow glacier Tunabreen in February 2011  ...  The method is based on the analysis of water pressure records at two or three locations below the bottom of floating ice when flexural-gravity waves propagate through the ice.  ...  Field measurements show that surface waves in icecovered areas of seas have periods of >10 s.  ... 
doi:10.3189/2013aog64a075 fatcat:mpvzeon5wnfstfd7enn7dxbxmm

Comparing wave heights simulated in the Black Sea by the SWAN model with satellite data and direct wave measurements

Stanislav Myslenkov, Anna Chernyshova
2016 Russian Journal of Earth Science  
The assessment of the wave simulation accuracy was performed on the basis of the satellite altimetry data and direct wave measurements in the shallow water.  ...  Citation: Myslenkov, Stanislav and Anna Chernyshova (2016), Comparing wave heights simulated in the Black Sea by the SWAN model with satellite data and direct wave measurements, Russ.  ...  Calculations of wave parameters made by S. Myslenkov and supported by a grant RFBR (project # 16-08-00829). Model verification based on satellite altimetry data was made by A.  ... 
doi:10.2205/2016es000579 fatcat:dmxt5b62tzatzeaokittfppczy

Influence of Novaya Zemlya Bora on Sea Waves: Satellite Measurements and Numerical Modeling

Anna A. Shestakova, Stanislav A. Myslenkov, Alexandra M. Kuznetsova
2020 Atmosphere  
However, the influence of bora on sea waves in some cases was significant: bora increased wave height at a distance from shore greater than 200 km and wave height anomaly was up to 2–3 m.  ...  This paper investigates for the first time sea waves during Novaya Zemlya bora—a downslope windstorm on the western coast of the archipelago during eastern winds—using a statistical and case-study approach  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/atmos11070726 fatcat:lmgzm5gcpzfwzc3aateidwidai

Sustained Measurements of Southern Ocean Air-Sea Coupling from a Wave Glider Autonomous Surface Vehicle

Jim Thomson, James Girton
2017 Oceanography  
Gould provided excellent support in deployment and recovery of the Wave Glider. Funding support was provided by the National Science Foundation (OCE1558448).  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Field engineers Alex de Klerk, Avery Snyder, and Joe Talbert helped with integration and testing of Wave Glider sensors, as well as deployment, operation, and recovery.  ...  The four-month mission of a Wave Glider in the Southern Ocean has demonstrated the capability for an autonomous surface vehicle to make sustained measurements of air-sea interactions in remote regions.  ... 
doi:10.5670/oceanog.2017.228 fatcat:gqbihgaucvfnhg42q2qw3u6pxa

Research and development of a method for determining the dimensional characteristics of sea waves with measurements made by a wave buoy

D.G. Gryazin, K.A. Gleb
2020 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
Conclusions The studies showed the efficiency of the proposed method for determining the full directional spectrum with the lack of measuring information of modern WBs.  ...  the second derivative of the waves, i.e. curvature is the change of the wave slope angle with the change of the spatial coordinate.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1536/1/012006 fatcat:ab5ektidbrcpbn6korsbhns67q
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