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View Resource The Wave Power Group

The Wave Power Group at the University of Edinburgh has produced a site primarily depicting its research into alternative power sources. Visitors will find a short history of the group, formed in 1974 after Steven Slater invented equipment to convert ocean wave energy into electricity. This is followed by descriptions of the group's recent efforts to develop similar technologies, including the...

http://www.homepages.ed.ac.uk/v1ewaveg/
View Resource Rogue Waves

While many people in the nautical world have told stories of large freak ocean waves for years, in the past most people had dismissed the seemingly unlikely rogue waves as myths. New oceanographic research, however, has validated these tales. First, the Environmental Literacy Council provides an introduction to rogue waves (1). Students and educators can learn about the many mysteries that...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2004/0806