sea state


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sea state

[′sē ‚stāt]
(oceanography)
The numerical or written description of ocean-surface roughness.
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Steve Michetti, a ship engineer at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, said the Navy today has no capability to transfer containers in sea state 4.
A continuous record of sea state was maintained by the recorder, according to the BF scale (Table 1).
The rural poor in Eastern Sudan, particularly in Red Sea State, are not among the communities targeted for humanitarian funding under Sudan's Humanitarian Response Plan, despite the protracted crises that they face," said Abdi Jama, head of FAO office in Sudan.
The data collected will be logged against the GPS position of the ship and will be merged with additional data streams by HR Wallingford, to enable much more accurate 'nowcasting' and forecasting of sea state including wave height, period, direction and steepness.
But the sea state and angle of the boat is not making easy work of Thompson's fault finding.
For Steve Horvitz, a Department of Parks and Recreation superintendent stationed at the Salton Sea State Recreation Area, it's a contradiction he doesn't mind unraveling to any curious passer-by.
Under the DARPA contract, Vought will modify an existing aircraft for water operations, develop sea state sensors, develop ATOL (Autonomous Take Off and Landing) software, and demonstrate vehicle capability to modify flight characteristics based on transmitted sea state data.
Sudan Foundation) implements water harvesting projects in Red Sea state.
Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses supporters in Port Sudan, capital of Red Sea State June 21, 2011 (Reuters)
DMI~s area of activity comprises forecasting and warning services as well as continuous monitoring of weather, sea state, climate, and related environmental conditions in the atmosphere, over land and in the sea.
Khartoum, Safar 7, 1434, Dec 20, 2012, SPA -- Saudi Ambassador to Sudan Faisal bin Hamid Mualla participated today in the Third Investment Forum which was held in Port Sudan and organized by Red Sea State in collaboration with the Sudanese Employers Union.
We will be watching the weather and sea state very closely," race officer Mohammad Hareb said.