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Ship tracks near Puerto Rico in October 2017
Ship tracks near Puerto Rico in October 2017

Maritime Response to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

  • Characterizing maritime activity around the island using vessel traffic records
  • Vessels arrivals into port, their arrival dates, vessel class, and flag countries
  • Vessels waiting offshore and their duration offshore
  • Activity after lifting of Jones Act restrictions

 

 

 

Ship Wakes – Tampa Bay
Ship Wakes – Tampa Bay

Ship Wakes, Tampa Bay

  • Automatic Identification System (AIS) is mined for vessel movement data
  • Ship wake heights are estimated using empirical relation for displacement
    vessels
  • Ship Wakes in Tampa Bay. 2019. Technical Report #06-19 of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program. Prepared by the USF Center for Maritime and Port Studies, College of Marine Science. (S.D. Meyers and M.E. Luther). 68pp.
Automatic Identification System (AIS)
Automatic Identification System (AIS)

 

 

 

 

 

Depth from MSL
Depth from MSL

Safe Navigation

  • Vessel maneuvers in shipping channels restricted by wind and tide
  • Determined by PORTS data and marine forecast models
  • New methods to distribute and utilize these data are being developed
  • Changes to tidal windows under sea level rise
Observed Water Levels St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay
Observed Water Levels St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay

 

 

 

 

Hurricane Matthew 2016
Hurricane Matthew 2016

Extreme Weather

 

 

 

Sonification of Pressure Gauge data
Sonification of Pressure Gauge data

Sonification of Pressure Gauge data

Scientific Advisory

ISS International Superyacht Society

 

 

 

 

Seakeepers

 

 

 

 

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