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NOAA - Prevent Supertankers from Grounding

Partner
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Challenge Questions
What is the likelihood of a supertanker grounding given a particular track?
• “Given bathymetry (submarine topographical) data, tide data, and wave data, identify points where a large ship is at most risk of grounding.”

Data
Various climate-related datasets

Datasets:
http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/relief.html
http://maps.ngdc.noaa.gov/viewers/bathymetry/
http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/tide_predictions.html
http://polar.ncep.noaa.gov/waves/index2.shtml
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/
http://polar.ncep.noaa.gov/waves/viewer.shtml?-multi_1-latest-hs-US_eastcoast-

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