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New Wave Forecasting System Will Save Ships In Harbors

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January 19, 1998
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American Society For Technion, Israel Institute Of Technology
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With El Nino threatening more frequent and more severe storms, safe harbors will be especially appreciated. But since waves can affect ports too, only optimally situated and designed ports will provide the safety sought. With a new wave-forecasting system, less than perfect ports will now be alerted to boat-crunching waves well in advance.

NEW YORK, N.Y., and HAIFA, ISRAEL, January 14, 1998 -- With El Nino threatening more frequent and more severe storms, safe harbors will be especially appreciated. But since waves can affect ports too, only optimally situated and designed ports will provide the safety sought. With a new wave-forecasting system, less than perfect ports will now be alerted to boat-crunching waves well in advance.


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