>>> Rogue Wave Detection

Interesting article on new software methods coming that enables finding rogue waves and potentially warning shipping. Interesting (hope I’m never in a place that this comes up, but you never know).

ScienceDaily (Nov. 19, 2007) — Giant waves, also known as monster waves, have been talked about by sailors for centuries, often related to unexplained disappearances at sea, but no one quite believed them. They have been considered merely a myth until recently, when new studies using technological developments like buoys, radars and satellites have scientifically proven the existence of rouge waves, and that they exist in much higher numbers than it was ever expected. read more