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Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System HF Radar
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Web
REQUEST PROCEDURE
N/A
Surface In-Situ Networks
The CeNCOOS is part of an evolving national framework of integrated coastal observing systems covering all US coastal areas. Ocean observing uses various physical, biological and chemical sensing technologies to add to our knowledge of changing ocean conditions and to enhance coastal management, allowing for more informed decision-making.
CONTACT
Tom Wadsworth
Institution as Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039
831-775-1987
twadswor@ucsc.edu
http://www.cencoos.org
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameCeNCOOS - HF Radar
CollectiveN/A
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationCentral and Northern California
Number of Stations25, 22 remain active
Map of Stationshttp://www.cencoos.org/sections/conditions/currents/status.shtml
CategorySurface currents
Parameters (Most)Surface Currents
Paramters (Limited)N/A
Archivehttp://www.cencoos.org/sections/conditions/Google_currents/
Period of Record2002 - Present (station dependent)
Temporal Resolution60 minute
Data SeasonVia Telemetry hourly
Data AvailabilityNear-real time site update about ten minutes into each hour
Other PurposesOil spill and other pollutant tracking, search and rescue
FixedYes
MobileNo
PortableNo
REFERENCES
N/A
REMARKS
CeNCOOS funds large portions or all of the sensors listed in details sections below.
UPDATED ON
23 Sep 2009 16:17