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Towards ocean wave energy-potential quantification from a terrestrially-based seismic observation system

Date: November 05, 2013 at 13:21 GMT

Microseisms are ground vibrations caused by ocean gravity waves. In this paper, it is shown that microseisms travel predominantly as Rayleigh-waves. A method assuming Rayleigh-wave arrivals is used to compute the direction of arrival of microseisms. Neural networks are introduced and used to compute the ocean wave height from land-based recordings. Results in this paper are preliminary. 

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