driftage driftage

Definition(s):

  • (n) the deviation (by a vessel or aircraft) from its intended course due to drifting

News

  • What has happened to the tsunami debris from Japan?

    ( University of Hawaii ? SOEST ) The amount of debris in the ocean is growing exponentially, becoming more and more hazardous and harmful to marine life and therefore to our ocean food source. Measuring and tracking the movements of such debris are still in their infancy. The driftage generated by the tragic 2011 tsunami in Japan gave scientists Nikolai Maximenko and Jan Hafner a unique chance ...
    on February 21, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

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