The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support for this study from the U.S. Office of Naval Research (Grants N00014-97-1-0234, N00014-97-1-0233, and N00014-00-1-0012) and the Australian Research Council (Grant A00102965). We also express our gratitude to the staff of the School of Civil Engineering of the Australian Defence Force Academy for their help during AUSWEX, particularly to Michael Jones, Mary Dalton, and John MacLeod who provided highly professional and timely logistical support.
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