Integrating observations: an example from the Great Barrier Reef

Bainbridge, Scott, Steinberg, Craig, and Heron, Mal (2010) Integrating observations: an example from the Great Barrier Reef. Sea Technology, 51 (8). pp. 33-38.

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Abstract

In the southern area, within the Capricorn and Bunker groups of islands and reefs, a range of observing equipment has been deployed. The instrumentation includes a coastal highfrequency (HF) radar that provides real-time estimates of wave height and direction and surface currents; a remote sensing receiving station that provides satellite imagery from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometerand the Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on the Terra and Aqua satellites; an array of deepwater oceanographie moorings which provide information on waves, acoustic Doppler current profiles (ADCPs) and water-quality parameters. For the instrument data, this can be a sensor observation service feed; for spectral and gridded data (such as the remote sensing and radar data), Web services such as the Thematic Real-Time Environmental Distributed Data Service can be used.

Item ID: 15046
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 0093-3651
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2010 05:15
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050206 Environmental Monitoring @ 100%
SEO Codes: 89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8901 Communication Networks and Services > 890199 Communication Networks and Services not elsewhere classified @ 50%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960506 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments @ 50%
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