Low Cost Wave Measurement Program

by Carlos Eduardo Parente Ribeiro, Univ Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastlines of Brazil


This paper addresses some problems related to a wave measurement program in the coast emphasizing costs, environmental hazards and technological problems. Subjects covered include coastal wave measurements, wave measurement systems, and a wave measurement program currently underway in Brazil.

Subject Headings: Wave measurement | Environmental issues | Ocean waves | Wave height | Ocean currents | Developing countries | Oceanography | Coastal environment | Brazil | South America

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