This research was supported by the Office of Naval Research (Ocean Acoustics Code 320A) under Grants N00014-95-1-0078 and N00014-97-1-0075 and by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems command (PMW 182-22). Additional support for the writing of this manuscript came from a JHU/APL Stuart S. Janney Fellowship. We are grateful to Richard Marsden (Royal Military College of Canada) for providing the wave buoy data and to Larry White (JHU/APL) for processing the meteorological data. We appreciate valuable discussions with David Farmer (IOS), Hans Graber (RSMAS), and Susanne Hasselmann (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie). We appreciate an insightful early review of this manuscript by Steve Mack (JHU/APL). Furthermore, we thank the anonymous reviewers for helpful suggestions and, in particular, additional ideas for potential applications of WITS.
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