Ocean observatories

11/15/2004
Before Hurricane Ivan wreaked havoc on Gulf of Mexico oil and gas pipelines and platforms, Louisiana State University's Coastal Studies Institute forecast the storm surge scenarios via its ocean-monitoring system.LSU assembles computer models of oceanographic conditions based upon meteorological data provided by its Wave/Current/Surge Information System (WAVCIS). Soon, WAVCIS will make 3-day forecasts of various wind and wave parameters in addition to its current real-time sea-state conditions. The information is published on its web site: www.wavcis.csi.lsu.ed.Sensors are mounted on ChevronTexaco Corp.'s platforms on the Outer Continental Shelf. The instruments are above and belo...
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