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Use of extended range forecasts in ship routing

Daniel Mack Truax

Use of extended range forecasts in ship routing

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorology

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    ContributionsNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25500931M

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By Daniel Mack. Truax. Download PDF (1 MB) Abstract. Approved for public release; distribution e wave action has been proven to be the biggest deterrent to a ship's progress through the water. Until the present time forecasts of surface waves have been available for only a few : Daniel Mack.

Truax. Weather conditions can also affect a ship's navigation, and in IMO adopted resolution A(13), Recommendation on Weather Routeing, which recognizes that weather routeing - by which ships are provided with "optimum routes" to avoid bad weather - can aid safety.

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