Waves in the southern Great Barrier Reef

Jaffrés, Jasmine, Heron, Malcolm L., Middleditch, Andrew, Steinberg, Craig R., and Durrant, Tom H. (2010) Waves in the southern Great Barrier Reef. In: Proceedings of Oceans 2010 IEEE. From: Oceans 2010 Sydney, 24-27 May 2010, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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Abstract

A brief description of three different platforms (WAVEWATCH III, Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler mooring and HF ocean radar) with directional wave measurement capabilities is provided. Initial results of directional wave and wind patterns derived from observations within the southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia, show consistency with the WAVEWATCH III model. These early findings are promising for future wind-wave investigations and validation studies in this region.

Item ID: 11786
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISBN: 978-1-4244-5221-7
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Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2010 22:56
FoR Codes: 04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0405 Oceanography > 040503 Physical Oceanography @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970104 Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences @ 100%
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