Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Determining currents from marine radar data in an extreme current environment at a tidal energy test site

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Bell, P.S. ; Nat. Oceanogr. Centre, Liverpool, UK ; Lawrence, J. ; Norris, J.V.

A marine X-band radar has been deployed at a coastal location overlooking a region of extreme tidal currents used for the testing of tidal stream energy turbines. Near-surface tidal currents are known to reach 3.8m/s in water depths of the order of 50m. Preliminary results from the analysis of radar data collected at this site will be presented with particular reference to the currents determined using an inversion of the wave spectrum. Comparisons will be made with current profile data collected using an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) deployed within the field of view of the radar.

Published in:

Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2012 IEEE International

Date of Conference:

22-27 July 2012

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.