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 Rogue waves revealed by ESA satellites

"In December 2000 the European Union initiated a scientific project called MaxWave to confirm the widespread occurrence of rogue waves, model how they occur and consider their implications for ship and offshore structure design criteria. And as part of MaxWave, data from ESA's ERS radar satellites were first used to carry out a global rogue wave census. "
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 (Submitted by Noel Fri Jul 23, 2004 )

  


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