Wave resource assessment for Lord's Cove, Newfoundland - winter/spring 2012 survey

Alternative titleWave resource assessment for Lord's Cove, Newfoundland: winter/spring 2012 survey
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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/21262967
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Report
Physical description19 p.
Subjectwave buoy data analysis; wave resource characterization; Lord's Cove sea states; wave power; wave energy flux per unit wave crest; wave scatter diagram; wave energy distribution
AbstractThis interim report is an initial step towards characterizing the wave resource outside Lord's Cove, Newfoundland. The report presents the analysis of data collected and transmitted every half hour from a wave buoy outside Lord's Cove during the winter and spring of 2012. The data is limited to the preprocessed parameters provided by an Axys Technologies Ltd. Triaxys Directional Wave Buoy. The results include the omnidirectional wave power and wave energy flux per unit wave crest and directionality represented as wave direction roses. The monthly wave statistics for the theoretical wave power and energy is estimated and presented. Preliminary conclusions and future work are also provided.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationOcean, Coastal and River Engineering; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NPARC number21262967
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Record created2013-03-14
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