|Other titles||Surface pressure field reconstruction for wave hindcasting purposes.|
|Statement||by William D. Corson, Donald T. Resio, Charles L. Vincent ; prepared for Office, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army.|
|Series||Technical report -- HL-80-11., Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) -- HL-80-11.|
|Contributions||Resio, Donald T., Vincent, Charles L., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers., Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||24, 3, 1 p., 45 p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||45|
3. The Wave Information Study (WIS) was established to create a data base of wave information for the coasts of the United States. Twenty years of continuous wave data are available at coastal locations for the period from The wave information excluded tropical storm generated waves. TheCited by: Get this from a library! Wave information study for U.S. coastlines. Report 1. Surface pressure field reconstruction for wave hindcasting purposes. [William D Corson; Donald T Resio; Charles L Vincent; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)]. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. "January " Report 1 of this series issued as Wave information study for ines: Surface pressure field reconstruction for wave hindcasting purposes / by William D. Corson [and others], U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Technical report HL, Report 1. ; ; Stations Lake Erie. ;
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