Real time sea level data transmission from tide gauges for tsunami monitoring and long term sea level rise observations
Holgate, S.; Foden, P.; Pugh, J.; Woodworth, P. 2008 Real time sea level data transmission from tide gauges for tsunami monitoring and long term sea level rise observations. Journal of Operational Oceanography, 1 (1). 3-8.Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)
The authors present the development and implementation of a 'tsunami enabled' tide gauge which allows real time data to be returned from almost anywhere on Earth. At its centre is a low power; embedded Linux platform, which performs the data logging and communications. This is attached to a radar and pressure sensors that are queried over a serial interface. Telemetry is through the Inmarsat Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) system which allows a bi-directional broadband connection over Ethernet, permitting remote reconfiguration when required, and faster, more frequent tide gauge data. Data transmission is over an internet connection with files containing one minute values from three sensors returned every five minutes.
|Programmes:||Oceans 2025 > Climate, ocean circulation and sea level|
|Additional Keywords:||UK 21st CENTURY CLIMATE SCENARIOS|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Marine Sciences|
|Date made live:||03 Feb 2009 11:10|
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