A first approach to SeaSonde quality control
Atwater, D.P., and Heron, M.L. (2011) A first approach to SeaSonde quality control. Proccedings of OCEANS 2011. OCEANS 2011 MTS/IEEE Kona , 19-22 September 2011, Waikoloa, HI, USA , pp. 1-5.
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Australian Coastal Ocean Radar Network (ACORN) has been tasked to provide quality controlled (QC) high-frequency (HF) radar to the Australian public under the direction of the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS). Through this directive ACORN has developed a novel automated method for applying QC to HF radar data for one of the instruments that it deploys and maintains; the phased-array device. This paper presents the first approach at developing a novel QC method that can be automated and applied to cross-loop devices in ACORN. SNR data are used to separate data points into a signal band in which the SNR reduces with range, and a system noise band in which the SNR is constant with range. An 80% reduction in data coverage results.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)|
|Keywords:||automated methods; coastal ocean; cross-loop; data coverage; data points; HF radars; high frequency HF; observing systems; radar network; signal band; system noise|
|FoR Codes:||09 ENGINEERING > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090609 Signal Processing @ 50%|
04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0405 Oceanography > 040503 Physical Oceanography @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970105 Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences @ 50%|
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970104 Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences @ 50%
|Deposited On:||28 May 2012 13:18|
|Last Modified:||30 Jul 2013 01:19|
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