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dc.contributor.authorLong, Charles E. (Charles Edward)-
dc.descriptionMiscellaneous paper-
dc.descriptionABSTRACT: This report indexes characteristic parameters of and describes a means of access to 2,433 wind wave frequency-direction spectra observed at the Texaco Oil Company Harvest Platform during calendar year 1995. Located about the 200-m depth contour approximately 20 km west of Point Conception, California, the platform supports a spatial array of six pressure gauges, data from which bare processed with an iterative maximum likelihood directional estimator. Nine parameters are defined, listed, and graphed in time series form: characteristic wave height, peak frequency, peak direction, four circular moments (mean direction, width, skewness, and kurtosis), and two parameters directional spread and asymmetry derived from quartile points of directional spectra. This report is the third in a series.-
dc.publisherCoastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (U.S.)-
dc.publisherEngineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesMiscellaneous paper (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; CHL-97-10.-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.-
dc.sourceThis Digital Resource was created from scans of the Print Resource.-
dc.subjectFrequency-direction spectra-
dc.subjectWave climate-
dc.subjectWind waves-
dc.title1995 Annual index of wind wave directional spectra measured at Harvest Platform-
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