This section describes a range of topics from wave buoy telemetry devices (e.g. Iridium, WiFi, Bluetooth) and Automatic Identification System to ocean databases and National Data Centers. Participants describe how wave data are used to assess the skill of models and to create important statistics. The following paper and extended abstracts relate to data quality control and the increasing demand for reliable information on wave conditions, particularly at coastal sites, worldwide.
Session 4 Presentation, Abstract, and Noes
Thursday, November 17th
3:15 PM

Session 4 Presentation: Wave-Current-Surge Information System (WavCIS)

Chunyan Li, Coastal Studies Institute, School of the Coast and Environment, Louisiana State University

3:15 PM - 3:40 PM

3:40 PM

The Importance of Wave Data for Offshore Oil and Gas Installations and Operations (Extended Abstract)

Aimee Thurlow, Oceanaggie, LLC

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Breakout Session IV Notes

Robert G. Williams, Marine Information Resources Corporation
C. Reid Nichols, Marine Information Resources Corporation

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM