Rogue Waves of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea
Researchers examined how rogue waves form and analyzed the likelihood that a ship would encounter them while navigating the rough waters of intense storms.
Rogue waves can cause colossal damage if not avoided. Credit: John Lund, Getty Images
Nov 08, 2022 — Atlanta, GA
The eastern Mediterranean Sea, a large basin surrounded by ancient cultural sites, is also a climatology hot spot. However, the region has received comparatively little attention when it comes to understanding the extreme sea states that produce massive and potentially catastrophic waves.