Description of properties output by the MVCO ADCP Waves system
Description of properties output by the MVCO ADCP Waves system
waves, wave height, wave direction, water depth, ADCP, Doppler
not specified
Janet Fredericks
2013-04-02T18:17:54+0000
MVCO Waves Property Descriptions
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Janet Fredericks
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http://mmisw.org/ont/mvco/properties
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Properties
Definition
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LongName
Equations_s
ID
Symbol
Reference
ShortName
Category
The wave period of swell computed from spectral analysis (1/FPD, with 0.05 < f < 0.15 Hz)
swellPeriod
(sum(f*Snn.*df)/sum(Snn.*df)) for (0.05 < f < 0.15) Snn from surface velocity
1/FPD
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
Tbar_swell
swellPeriod
swellPeriod
Maximum frequency used in computing wave height from singlet processing of the ADCP pressure time series
hiCutoffFrequency
fmax
fmax
hiCutoffFrequency
hiCutoffFrequency
the mean pressure observed by the ADCP_Pressure sensor (uses a nominal value to correct for atmospheric pressure) during the period of the processing
meanSeaWaterPressure
(h-z)
Pm
meanSeaWaterPressure
meanSeaWaterPressure
The wave period computed from singlet processing of the ADCP pressure timeseries (TP)
wavePeriodPressure
TP
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
Tbar_p
wavePeriodFromPressure
wavePeriodFromPressure
The wave period of wind computed from ADCP velocity spectral analysis (1/FPD, with 0.15 < f < 0.25 Hz)
windWavePeriod
(sum(f*Snn.*df)/sum(Snn.*df)) for (0.15 < f < 0.25) Snn from surface velocity
1/FPD
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
Tbar_wind
windWavePeriod
windWavePeriod
Minimum frequency used in computing wave height from singlet processing of the ADCP pressure time series
loCutoffFrequency
fmin
fmin
loCutoffFrequency
loCutoffFrequency
The direction of swell from North True computed from PUV triplet analysis for swell (ALPHA, for 0.05 < f < 0.15 Hz)
swellDirection
ALPHA
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
Dir_swell
swellDirection
swellDirection
The height of the bin used in the computation of wave directions (PUV triplet analysis)
bottomBinHeight
vht2
bottomBinHeight
bottomBinHeight
The surface wave height from ADCP velocity spectral analysis over low frequencies (HM0, with 0.05 < f < 0.15 Hz)
swell
4*sqrt(sum(Snn).*dF) (0.05 < f < 0.15) Snn from surface velocity
Hmo
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
swell
swell
swell
The beam (or echo) intensity or signal strength at each bin height
beamIntensity
I
I
beamIntensity
beamIntensity
seawater pressure
SeaWaterPressure
P
P
seaWaterPressure
seaWaterPressure
The angle of the waves (direction from North True) computed from PUV triplet analysis (ALPHA, using PUV from 4.7 mab/~8m depth)
DominantWaveDirection
ALPHA
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
Dir_all
dominantWaveDirection
dominantWaveDirection
The wave period of swell computed from spectral analysis (1/FPD, with 0.05 < f < 0.5 Hz)
Wave Period
(sum(f*Snn.*df)/sum(Snn.*df)) for (f > 0.05) Snn from surface velocity
1/FPD
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
Tbar
wavePeriodAll
wavePeriodAll
The height of the bin used in the computation of surface spectra
topBinHeight
vht1
topBinHeight
topBinHeight
A measure of correlation using the RDI ADCP broadband technology that indicates quality of the signal
correlationCoefficient
CC
CC
correlationCoefficient
correlationCoefficient
Significant wave height defined as the average of the highest one-therd of the wave heights from ADCP velocity spectral analysis calculated as HM0 (0.05 < f < 0.5 Hz)
Wave Height
4*sqrt(sum(Snn).*dF) (f > 0.05) Snn from surface velocity
Hmo
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
Hs_all
waveHeightAll
waveHeightAll
Wind waves calculated from ADCP velocity spectral analysis over high frequencies (HM0, with 0.15 < f < 0.25 Hz)
windWaves
4*sqrt(sum(Snn).*dF) (0.15 < f < 0.25) Snn from surface velocity
Hmo
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
windWaves
windWaves
windWaves
The wave height computed from singlet processing of the ADCP pressure timeseries (HM0)
waveHeightPressure
Hmo
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989;http://mmisw.org/ont/mvco/reference/Dean_1984
Hs_p
waveHeightFromPressure
waveHeightFromPressure
The direction of wind waves from North True computed from PUV triplet analysis (ALPHA, for 0.15 < f < 0.25 Hz)
windWaveDirection
ALPHA
http://mmisw.org/ont/q2o/reference/IAHR_1989
Dir_wind
windWaveDirection
windWaveDirection