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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Willard H Wattenburg, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Water alteration structure and system having below surface valves or wave reflectors. May 6, 2014: US08715496 (2 worldwide citation)

A system for altering water properties in an outdoor body of water includes a holding vessel configured to hold water. The holding vessel has at least one wall extending above a mean surface water level. The system also includes at least one conduit extending downward from the holding vessel. The at ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Willard H Wattenburg, Lowell L Wood Jr: Water alteration structure applications and methods. April 1, 2014: US08685254 (1 worldwide citation)

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 pl ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Lowell L Wood Jr: Water alteration structure movement method and system. March 25, 2014: US08679331 (1 worldwide citation)

A structure described generally for altering one or more properties within a body of water includes a vessel configured to hold water. The vessel may have at least one wall. The at least one wall extends at least above a mean surface water level. At least one conduit extends downward from the holdin ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Willard H Wattenburg, Lowell L Wood JR, Victoria YH Wood: Water alteration structure and system. Searete a liability corporation of the State of Delaware, Searete, Clarence T Tegreene, July 9, 2009: US20090173404-A1

A system is described generally for providing a structure or structures for altering water surface temperature. The system includes a holding vessel configured to hold water. The holding vessel has at least one wall coupled to a lowermost portion. The at least one wall extends above the water level ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Willard H Wattenburg, Lowell L Wood JR, Victoria YH Wood: Water alteration structure and system having below surface valves or wave reflectors. Searete a liability corporation of the State of Delaware, Searete, Clarence T Tegreene, July 9, 2009: US20090173801-A1

A system is described generally for providing a structure or structures for altering water surface temperature. The system includes a holding vessel configured to hold water. The holding vessel has at least one wall coupled to a lowermost portion. The at least one wall extends above the water level ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Lowell L Wood JR: Water alteration structure movement method and system. Searete a liability corporation of the State of Delaware, Searete, July 9, 2009: US20090175685-A1

A structure described generally for altering one or more properties within a body of water includes a vessel configured to hold water. The vessel may have at least one wall. The at least one wall extends at least above a mean surface water level. At least one conduit extends downward from the holdin ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Lowell L Wood JR: Water alteration structure risk management or ecological alteration management systems and methods. Searete, July 9, 2009: US20090177569-A1

A method of managing risk includes selling individual insurance policies regarding areas to be protected by storm suppression equipment. The method discussed also includes finding at least one of purchase, operation, or maintenance of the storm suppression equipment at least partially through premiu ...


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William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Williard H Wattenburg, Lowell L Wood JR: Water alteration structure applications and methods. Searete a liability corporation of the State of Delaware, Searete, July 9, 2009: US20090173386-A1

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 pl ...


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Jeffrey A Bowers, Roderick A Hyde, Edward K Y Jung, John Brian Pendry, David Schurig, David R Smith, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Emitting and negatively-refractive focusing apparatus, methods, and systems. January 11, 2011: US07869131 (20 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, methods, and systems provide emitting and negatively-refractive focusing of electromagnetic energy. In some approaches the negatively-refractive focusing includes negatively-refractive focusing from an interior field region with an axial magnification substantially less than one. In some ...


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Jeffrey A Bowers, Roderick A Hyde, Edward K Y Jung, John Brian Pendry, David Schurig, David R Smith, Clarence T Tegreene, Thomas A Weaver, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Negatively-refractive focusing and sensing apparatus, methods, and systems. August 17, 2010: US07777962 (16 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, methods, and systems provide negatively-refractive focusing and sensing of electromagnetic energy. In some approaches the negatively-refractive focusing includes providing an interior focusing region with an axial magnification substantially greater than one. In some approaches the negati ...



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