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Volume 16, issue 7
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1623–1628, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-16-1623-2016
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Special issue: Situational sea awareness technologies for maritime safety...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 16, 1623–1628, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-16-1623-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 27 Jul 2016

Research article | 27 Jul 2016

Drift simulation of MH370 debris using superensemble techniques

Eric Jansen et al.
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In March 2014, a commercial airliner vanished without a trace. The main wreckage of the plane was never recovered, except for some small parts that washed up more than 17 months after the disappearance. In this paper we show a method to model the most likely trajectories of floating debris from the aircraft. The results show that the assumed area of the crash site is compatible with the recovered debris and predict that further debris may be found along the African east coast.
In March 2014, a commercial airliner vanished without a trace. The main wreckage of the plane...
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