Rogue Wave Recreated In Laboratory


#1

The so-called “Draupner Wave” which struck a North Sea oil platform and yielded instrumentation data of rogue waves, has been recreated at University of Edinburgh by Oxford and Edinburgh researchers:

News Article

Technical Paper

Cheers,

Earl


#2

From the news article:

the wave profile bears a striking resemblance to The Great Wave off Kanagawa , a famous 19th-century woodblock print by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai.

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#3

You just have to watch the surface of any sea, pond or lake, that it is the wind that causes the waves in the interface water/air.