Design and experimental test of a low costweather buoy

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Abstract

The importance of prevention plans based on realistic inundation scenarios was dramatically highlighted by the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 26 December 2004. But also in the Mediterranean, sea storms basin are a quite common event especially during winter months. These scenarios are generally based on numerical models of tsunami wave propagation that can become more realistic and effective when calibrated with the distribution of true data acquired by special weather buoy. In this paper we present the result of an experimental weather buoy built by DEIM of University of Palermo, that is characterized by small cost and big versatility.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ocean Engineering

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