|Thursday, February 28th|
Tony Ethier, AXYS Technologies Inc.
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Elena van Roggen, Marine Information Resources Corporation
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
This section will describe 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 will 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.