08685254 is referenced by 1 patents and cites 55 patents.

A method is generally described which includes environmental alteration. The method includes determining a placement of at least one vessel capable of moving water to lower depths in the water via wave induced downwelling. The method also includes placing the at least one vessel in the determined placement. Further, the method includes generating movement of the water adjacent the surface of the water in response to the placing.

Title
Water alteration structure applications and methods
Application Number
12/6805
Publication Number
8685254 (B2)
Application Date
January 3, 2008
Publication Date
April 1, 2014
Inventor
Lowell L Wood Jr
Bellevue
WA, US
Willard H Wattenburg
Walnut Creek
CA, US
Clarence T Tegreene
Bellevue
WA, US
Stephen H Salter
Edinburgh
GB
Nathan P Myhrvold
Medina
WA, US
John Latham
Boulder
CO, US
Jordin T Kare
Seattle
WA, US
Muriel Y Ishikawa
Livermore
CA, US
Roderick A Hyde
Redmond
WA, US
William H Gates III
Redmond
WA, US
Alistair K Chan
Stillwater
MN, US
Kenneth G Caldeira
Campbell
CA, US
Jeffrey A Bowers
Kirkland
WA, US
IPC
A01G 15/00
F03B 13/14
E02B 9/08
C02F 1/00
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