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Vol. 14, No. 30 Week of July 26, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Observing Prince William Sound conditions

Two-week ‘Sound Predictions 2009’ exercise tests weather and sea condition data gathering and forecasting for ocean observation

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

Encircled by jagged mountain ranges, bordered by glacier-carved fiords and battered by storms sweeping in from the Gulf of Alaska, Prince William Sound would seem to offer some unique challenges to those who wish to perfect the science of forecasting ocean and weather conditions. But, as a relativel....

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More accurate predictions

Complex in detail

Drifter buoys

Fixed buoys, boats and robots


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