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National Data Buoy Center Climate Array (TAO)
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
Surface In-Situ Networks
55 NOAA NDBC owned buoys with 4 ADCP moorings
CONTACT
Stephen G. Cucullu
National Data Buoy Center
N/A
228.688.3804
Stephen.Cucullu@noaa.gov
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SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameNOAA NDBC TAO ARRAY
CollectiveNDBC
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeClimate monitoring
LocationUSA
Number of Stations59
Map of Stationshttp://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/rmd.shtml
Categorymeteorology, oceanography, hydrology
Parameters (Most)Conductivity, Temperature, and Pressure Profiles; Winds, Barometric Pressure
Paramters (Limited)Current Profiles, Rain, Short and Longwave Radiation
Archivehttp://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/
Period of Recordvaries
Temporal Resolution60 minute
Data Season10 Minute Intervals
Data AvailabilityHourly
Other Purposes
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REMARKS
http://tao.noaa.gov/proj_overview/sensors_ndbc.shtml
UPDATED ON
22 Sep 2009 11:17