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Wave-Current-Surge Information System for Coastal Louisiana
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
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Surface In-Situ Networks
The objective of WAVCIS (wave-current information system) is to provide wave information (sea state) including wave height, period, direction of propagation, water level, surge, near surface current speed and direction and meteorological conditions on a real time basis around the entire Louisiana coast.
CONTACT
Gregory Stone
Louisiana State University Coastal Studies Institute
218 Howe-Russell Geoscience Complex Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70803
(225) 578-6188
gagreg@lsu.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Network NameLA WAVCIS
CollectiveNDBC
Facility TypeNetwork
PurposeResearch
LocationLouisiana
Number of Stations8
Map of Stationshttp://wavcis.csi.lsu.edu/figure3.html
Categorymeteorology, oceanography
Parameters (Most)wind speed, wind direction, wind gust, SST, air temperature, pressure, relative humidity, visibility, wave height, wave period, current speed
Paramters (Limited)
Archive
Period of Record
Temporal Resolution60 minute
Data Season
Data Availability
Other Purposes
FixedNo
MobileNo
PortableNo
UPDATED ON
1 Oct 2009 13:57