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System and method for estimating ocean height and current on a personal computer with hurricane module

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A system and method for estimating ocean surface height and currents at points within a geographic grid. The method includes receiving bathymetric data from a global database, generating atmospheric forcing information based on a hurricane model, and estimating current and ocean height deviation for at least one grid point. In exemplary embodiments, the system is rapidly relocatable, has worldwide coverage, and can run on a PC at user selected frequencies and worldwide locations.

Inventors: 
Posey, Pamela; Preller, Ruth H.; Dawson, Gretchen
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2005-11-02
Grant Date: 
2007-07-31
Grant time: 
636 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
11
Claim count percentile rank: 
5
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY