The Australian Coastal Ocean Radar Network data availability and quality

Wyatt, Lucy R., Atwater, Dan, Mantovanelli, Allessandra, Prytz, Arnstein, and Rehder, Sven (2013) The Australian Coastal Ocean Radar Network data availability and quality. In: Proceedings of the International Radar Symposium (2), pp. 405-410. From: IRS 2013: International Radar Symposium, 9-21 June 2013, Dresden, Germany.

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Abstract

This paper presents an overview of the Australian Coastal Ocean Radar Network (ACORN), part of the Australian Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS. ACORN currently operates 12 radars in 6 dual radar pairs at sites around the coast of Australia. Some of the issues associated with operating multiple radar systems with different technical requirements, often sited in remote areas, are discussed. The availability of data depends on the robustness of the radar systems, the level of external interference and the ability to respond quickly to hardware and software issues that may arise. Some validations of the data obtained will be presented.

Item ID: 31557
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Keywords: HF radar, ACORN, data availability, data quality, surface current
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ISBN: 978-3-95404-223-4
Funders: IMOS, Australian Government, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), Flinders University
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2014 05:00
FoR Codes: 04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0405 Oceanography > 040503 Physical Oceanography @ 40%
09 ENGINEERING > 0911 Maritime Engineering > 091103 Ocean Engineering @ 60%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9611 Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water > 961104 Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments @ 30%
89 INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SERVICES > 8999 Other Information and Communication Services > 899999 Information and Communication Services not elsewhere classified @ 30%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970102 Expanding Knowledge in the Physical Sciences @ 40%
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