PROFESSOR FREDERIC DIAZ from the School of Mathematics in Trinity College, Dublin speaks to Eoin Drinan about a scientific paper that they have recently published.
Frederic talks about the occurrence of extreme wave events in Ireland they the report recorded as part of a study, the wave buoys assigned to the west coast of Ireland to gather further information, the recorded wave events in the south coast of Ireland, how he uses common vocabulary to describe the data being gathered and the myths of extreme waves killing people in Ireland dating back to the 17th century.
|DATE: July 25, 2013
|Themes:Global Issues with a Local Focus
|Keywords:extreme wave events, trinity college, wave buoys, recorded data, myths