Predicting the Motion of the Ocean
Could you do better than your eyeball for predicting when that next big wave is going to knock you off your feet?
When the United States Navy started asking that question, the scientists and engineers at General Dynamics Applied Physical Sciences (APS) began developing a system capable of predicting large wave and motion events minutes into the future. The commercial variant of this system, FutureWavesTMwas recently introduced to industry at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston.
This article appeared in the The Maritime Executive.