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Turbulence in the coastal environment during HYCODE

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dc.contributor.author Fredericks, Janet J.
dc.contributor.author Trowbridge, John H.
dc.coverage.spatial New Jersey
dc.date.accessioned 2005-07-15T20:29:40Z
dc.date.available 2005-07-15T20:29:40Z
dc.date.issued 2004-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1912/28
dc.description.abstract A tall tripod equipped with two acoustic Doppler velocimeters (ADVs) was deployed at a water depth of 15 m off the coast of New Jersey near the LEO-15 site. Sensors were co-located near the bottom to provide good estimates of Reynolds stress. Thermistors were located within several centimeters of the velocity sample volume to provide simultaneously sampled estimates of turbulent temperature variance and vertical temperature flux. One of the ADVs was equipped with a pressure and a temperature sensor. A wave/tide gauge was placed at 4 meters above bottom. The instruments were deployed late July through early December of 2000 and late June through early August of 2001. For the 2001 deployment, a single beam acoustic Doppler velocity sensor (DopBeam) was added to measure high frequency vertical velocity variance and echo intensity within the bottom boundary layer. A second tripod was deployed nearby and was equipped with an array of LISST sensors and an MSCAT. The purpose of this report is to document the instrumentation and deployment of the tripods and to document the tall tripod data by providing a description of the processing and data formats, time-series summaries of the burst averaged data along with preliminary analyses. en
dc.description.sponsorship Funding was provided by the Office of Naval Research under Contract No. N00014-99-1-0213. en
dc.format.extent 3582726 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WHOI Technical Reports en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WHOI-2004-05 en
dc.subject Turbulence en
dc.subject Stress en
dc.subject HYCODE en
dc.title Turbulence in the coastal environment during HYCODE en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1575/1912/28


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