DIRECTIONAL WAVE MEASUREMENTS IN RIO DE JANEIRO COAST

C.E. Parente, C.P. Hansen, R.M. Sampaio, J.M. Lima, J.L.B. Carvalho

Abstract


This paper presents the experience and results with a slope array of wavestaffs specially designed and built for directional wave measurements from an offshore platform off the Rio de Janeiro coast. We discuss the main features of the system, limitations and noise sources. A promising adaptive technique is introduced.

Keywords


directional wave; wave measurement; Rio de Janeiro

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