Temporal and spatial variability in The Guadalquivir Estuary: a real- time telemetry challenge

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Temporal and spatial variability in The Guadalquivir Estuary: a real- time telemetry challenge"

Transcription

1 Temporal and spatial variability in The Guadalquivir Estuary: a real- time telemetry challenge F.J. Gutiérrez 1 G. Navarro 1, F.J. Gutiérrez 1, M. Diez-Minguito 2, M.A. Losada 2 y J. Ruiz 1 (1) Grupo de Oceanografía de Ecosistemas, Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía (ICMAN), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) (2) Grupo de Dinámica de Flujos Ambientales, Centro Andaluz de Medio Ambiente (CEAMA) Universidad de Granada - Junta de Andalucía

2 Outline The Subject: The Guadalquivir Estuary Objetives and methodology Hidrodynamics Methods and data validation Results Water Quality Methods and data validation Results Conclusions

3 The Subject of the Study The Guadalquivir Estuary PORTUGAL SPAIN ATLANTIC OCEAN Doñana Natural Park Gulf of Cadiz GULF OF CADIZ Sevilla Sanlúcar de Barrameda MOROCCO

4 Objectives Main objective of the proyect: Development of an Integral Method to Diagnose and Forecast the Consequences of Human Actions on The Guadalquivir Estuary Need of A comprehensive hydrodynamic and hydrological data set Achieved through Design, build and install a network for continuous monitoring (near real-time telemetry + moorings)

5 Near Real-Time Continuous Monitoring Meteorology, Hydrodynamics, Water Quality 42th International Liège Meteorology, Hydrodynamics and Water Quality Real-TimeTelemety Network

6 Meteorology, Hydrodynamics, Water Quality + Tide Gauge Network Meteorology, Hydrodynamics and Water Quality Real-Time Telemety Network Other moored instrumentation: 42th International Liège Tide gauges

7 Meteorology, Hydrodynamics, Water Quality + Tide Gauge Network + ADCP/Directional Waves Meteorology, Hydrodynamics and Water Quality Real-Time Telemety Network Other moored instrumentation: Tide gauges Thermistor Chain +CTD 42th International Liège ADCP x 2

8 REAL-TIME Meteorology, Hydrodynamics, Water Quality 42th International Liège + Tide Gauge Network + ADCP/Directional Waves

9 42th International Liège Instrumentation summary

10 Methodology (I) Temporal Scales Overtides: arising from the non-linear interactions affecting a single astronomical constituent. The frequencies of these higher harmonics are an exact multiple of the frequency of the astronomical constituent on which it is based: M4, M6 Tidal components: related to the semidiurnal components: M2, S2, N2 Daily meteorological scales, with a typical temporal scale of few days, related to river discharges, extra tropical cyclones, local sea-breeze oscillations and offshore winds variability. Compound and low frequency tides: arising from a combination of tidal components and friction phenomena. Seasonal: with typical periods of several months related with the seasonal cycles Annual/Inter-Annual: maximum period solved

11 Methodology (II) Spatial Scales The data set generated allows the full characterization of processes over a wide range of temporal scales (interannual to over-tide) all along the last 60-km stretch of the estuary

12 Outline The Subject: The Guadalquivir Estuary Objetives and methodology Hidrodynamics Methods and data validation Results Water Quality Methods and data validation Results Conclusions

13 Hydrodynamics method (I) Meteorological Station 1 station, 6 samples per hour temperature, pressure, relative humidity, solar radiation, wind velocity (magnitude and direction) Continuous monitoring generates 864 meteorological registers per day accesible in near real-time.

14 Hydrodynamics method method(ii) Water Dynamics Stations 7 stations, 21 depths (6 in near real-time), 4 profiles per hour 3 ENU velocity components, pressure, temperature, pich and roll Continuous monitoring generates water-dynamics registers per day accesible in near real-time Added-Value to Navigation Buoys

15 Hydrodynamics data validation Water Dynamics Velocity Profiles V río (cm/s) V boya 30 (cm/s)

16 Outline The Subject: The Guadalquivir Estuary Objetives and methodology Hidrodynamics Methods and data validation Results Water Quality Methods and data validation Results Conclusions

17 Water Dynamics Results Tide analysis: main harmonics (Pawlowicz m_tide)

18 Water Dynamics Results Tide analysis: main harmonics (Pawlowicz m_tide.m) ALP1 UPS1 > h -1 < 0.05 h -1 EPS2 ETA2 > h -1 < h -1 MM MSF < h -1 MN4 S4 > h -1 < 0.17 h -1 2MN6 2SM6 > 0.20 h -1 < 0.25 h -1

19 Water Dynamics Results Spatial distribution of main tide components M2, S2 y N2 Amplitude Phase Phase

20 Water Dynamics Results April 2008, river discharge The stations can sense changes in the velocity regime of the estuary due to discharge peaks

21 Outline The Subject: The Guadalquivir Estuary Objetives and methodology Hidrodynamics Methods and data validation Results Water Quality Methods and data validation Results Conclusions

22 Water Quality method Water Quality Stations 8 estations, 4 depths, 2 discrete profiles per hour conductivity, temperature, dissolved oxygen, turbidity and fluorescence Continuous monitoring generates water-quality registers per day accesible in near realtime. Navigation Buoys Added-Value

23 Water Quality data validation Temperature

24 Water Quality data validation Salinity High frequency sampling avoids aliasing issues

25 Water Quality data validation Dissolved Oxigen

26 Water Quality data validation Turbidity

27 Outline The Subject: The Guadalquivir Estuary Objetives and methodology Hidrodynamics Methods and data validation Results Water Quality Methods and data validation Results Conclusions

28 Water Quality Results (I) Salinity distribution along The Guadalquivir Estuary Low-discharge regime, Q<50 m 3 /s 31/08/2008 Q = 20 m 3 /s High tide Average (M2 period) Low tide Salinity distribution is highly influenced by discharge So is the distibution of planktonic, bentonic and ictyoplanktonic organisms along the estuary Standard regime, Q = 424 m 3 /s

29 Water Quality Results (II) Salinity drop Conventional regime after summer Winter heavy rains 23-dic-2009 discharge peak

30 Water Quality Results (III) Spring-08 Summer-08 Autum-08 Winter-08/09 Spring-09 Summer-09 Autum-09 Winter-09/10 Dump discharge Salinity Dissolved oxygen Dry-wet seasonal cycle Spring Neap Spring Neap Spring Neap Spring Neap Tide amplitude Meteorological and fortnight analysis Salinity Turbidity Dissolved oxygen Tidal amplitude Tidal analysis Turbidity Salinity Dissolved oxygen Turbidity

31 Water Quality Results (IV) A B C D E F G May 2007 Discharge Turbidity G A TSS > 30x10 3 mg/l for several months F B C D E

32 Outline The Subject: The Guadalquivir Estuary Objetives and methodology Hidrodynamics Methods and data validation Results Water Quality Methods and data validation Results Conclusions

33 Conclusions The near real-time telemetry network deployed at the Guadalquivir estuary has measured meteorological, hydrodynamical and water quality parameters since February All the stations are operationally robust, and they have solved all the scales of interest in the estuary, with minimum maintenance, for two years.

34 Temporal and spatial variability of hydrological variables in THANK Guadalquivir YOU River Estuary through a real time telemetry network VERY MUCH F.J. Gutiérrez 1 FOR YOUR ATTENTION G. Navarro Questions? 1, F.J. Gutiérrez 1, M. Diez-Minguito 2, M.A. Losada 2 y J. Ruiz 1 (1) Grupo de Oceanografía de Ecosistemas, Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía (ICMAN), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) (2) Grupo de Dinámica de Flujos Ambientales, Centro Andaluz de Medio Ambiente (CEAMA) Universidad de Granada - Junta de Andalucía

35 Desing and Construction

36 Instalation

37 more instalation

38 42th International Liège and more instalation

39 Maintenance

40 more maintenance

Long-term Marine Monitoring in Willapa Bay. WA State Department of Ecology Marine Monitoring Program

Long-term Marine Monitoring in Willapa Bay. WA State Department of Ecology Marine Monitoring Program Long-term Marine Monitoring in Willapa Bay WA State Department of Ecology Marine Monitoring Program Ecology s Marine Waters Monitoring Program Goal: establish and maintain baseline environmental data Characterize

More information

MI oceanographic data

MI oceanographic data Marine Institute Oceanographic Data SMARTSkills 2013 Postgraduate Workshop Galway, Oct 2013 Kieran Lyons (kieran.lyons@marine.ie) MI oceanographic data Measured Operational metocean time series (weather

More information

MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN WATER

MOVEMENTS OF OCEAN WATER CHAPTER T he ocean water is dynamic. Its physical characteristics like temperature, salinity, density and the external forces like of the sun, moon and the winds influence the movement of ocean water.

More information

Environmental Data Services for Delaware:

Environmental Data Services for Delaware: Environmental Data Services for Delaware: Serving Emergency Responders, Planners, and Researchers Network Delaware Day November 6, 2013 Overview Operational Data Services More than just research DEOS and

More information

Tide - rhythmic oscillation of the ocean surface due to gravitational & centrifugal forces ( inertia ) between the Earth, Moon and Sun.

Tide - rhythmic oscillation of the ocean surface due to gravitational & centrifugal forces ( inertia ) between the Earth, Moon and Sun. Chapter 4: The Changing Level of the Sea Tides Longer Scale Variations Influence on Beaches Tide - rhythmic oscillation of the ocean surface due to gravitational & centrifugal forces ( inertia ) between

More information

Hydrologic Data Program Overview. Rio Grande Estuary, and Lower Laguna Madre Basin and Bay Area Stakeholder Committee (BBASC)

Hydrologic Data Program Overview. Rio Grande Estuary, and Lower Laguna Madre Basin and Bay Area Stakeholder Committee (BBASC) Hydrologic Data Program Overview Rio Grande Estuary, and Lower Laguna Madre Basin and Bay Area Stakeholder Committee (BBASC) J. Mark Null Chief South Texas Program Office USGS Texas Water Science Center

More information

Application of Subsea Wireless Technology to Environmental Monitoring

Application of Subsea Wireless Technology to Environmental Monitoring Application of Subsea Wireless Technology to Environmental Monitoring Amanda Collins Marketing, WFS Technologies Edinburgh, UK amanda@wfs-tech.com Abstract This paper will look at how wireless technology

More information

Ubiquitous Wireless Sensor Networks for Environmental and Climate Data Management System

Ubiquitous Wireless Sensor Networks for Environmental and Climate Data Management System Ubiquitous Wireless Sensor Networks for Environmental and Climate Data Management System Presenter: M.Eng Vo Minh Thanh School of Electrical Engineering International University HCM National University

More information

TideNet: A Web-based Tidal Data Access, Processing and Analysis Tool, Part 1 NWS Tidal Database

TideNet: A Web-based Tidal Data Access, Processing and Analysis Tool, Part 1 NWS Tidal Database TideNet: A Web-based Tidal Data Access, Processing and Analysis Tool, Part 1 NWS Tidal Database by Zeki Demirbilek, Lihwa Lin, Derek Wilson, and Jay Rosati PURPOSE: This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering

More information

Tides and Water Levels

Tides and Water Levels Tides and Water Levels What are Tides? Tides are one of the most reliable phenomena in the world. As the sun rises in the east and the stars come out at night, we are confident that the ocean waters will

More information

Field Data Recovery in Tidal System Using Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs)

Field Data Recovery in Tidal System Using Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) Field Data Recovery in Tidal System Using Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) by Bernard B. Hsieh and Thad C. Pratt PURPOSE: The field data collection program consumes a major portion of a modeling budget.

More information

The Integration of Hydrographic and Oceanographic Data in a Marine Geographic Information System U.S. Hydro 2015

The Integration of Hydrographic and Oceanographic Data in a Marine Geographic Information System U.S. Hydro 2015 The Integration of Hydrographic and Oceanographic Data in a Marine Geographic Information System U.S. Hydro 2015 Karen Hart CARIS USA Oceanography and Hydrography Defined Oceanography: The branch of Earth

More information

DETECTION METHOD OF METEOTSUNAMI EVENTS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HARBOUR OSCILLATIONS IN WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN. Abstract

DETECTION METHOD OF METEOTSUNAMI EVENTS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HARBOUR OSCILLATIONS IN WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN. Abstract DETECTION METHOD OF METEOTSUNAMI EVENTS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HARBOUR OSCILLATIONS IN WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN Gaël André 1, Marta Marcos 2, Camille Daubord 3 Abstract A detection algorithm aimed at analysing

More information

Thompson/Ocean 420/Winter 2005 Tide Dynamics 1

Thompson/Ocean 420/Winter 2005 Tide Dynamics 1 Thompson/Ocean 420/Winter 2005 Tide Dynamics 1 Tide Dynamics Dynamic Theory of Tides. In the equilibrium theory of tides, we assumed that the shape of the sea surface was always in equilibrium with the

More information

METOCEAN. Kriegers Flak & Horns Rev 3. Dato - Dok.nr. Titel

METOCEAN. Kriegers Flak & Horns Rev 3. Dato - Dok.nr. Titel METOCEAN Kriegers Flak & Horns Rev 3 1 Task assigned to Energinet.dk: Compilation of information regarding wind-, wave- and current conditions Must conduct pre-investigations of wind-, wave- and current

More information

An Investigation of the Change in Tidal Signal in an Estuary as a Result of Sea Level Rise and Development at Short-Medium Time Scale

An Investigation of the Change in Tidal Signal in an Estuary as a Result of Sea Level Rise and Development at Short-Medium Time Scale Journal of Coastal Research SI 56 641-645 ICS2009 (Proceedings) Portugal ISSN 0749-0258 An Investigation of the Change in Tidal Signal in an Estuary as a Result of Sea Level Rise and Development at Short-Medium

More information

Armenian State Hydrometeorological and Monitoring Service

Armenian State Hydrometeorological and Monitoring Service Armenian State Hydrometeorological and Monitoring Service Offenbach 1 Armenia: IN BRIEF Armenia is located in Southern Caucasus region, bordering with Iran, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. The total territory

More information

Real-time Ocean Forecasting Needs at NCEP National Weather Service

Real-time Ocean Forecasting Needs at NCEP National Weather Service Real-time Ocean Forecasting Needs at NCEP National Weather Service D.B. Rao NCEP Environmental Modeling Center December, 2005 HYCOM Annual Meeting, Miami, FL COMMERCE ENVIRONMENT STATE/LOCAL PLANNING HEALTH

More information

Outdoor Exposition sites. June 2016

Outdoor Exposition sites. June 2016 Outdoor Exposition sites June 2016 Index Testing & Analysis Outdoor Testing & Analysis Lab Scale 2 Testing & Analysis Outdoor 3 Testing & Analysis Outdoor Corrosion assessment, material degradation mechanism

More information

ebb current, the velocity alternately increasing and decreasing without coming to

ebb current, the velocity alternately increasing and decreasing without coming to Slack water (slack tide): The state of a tidal current when its velocity is near zero, especially the moment when a reversing current changes its direction and its velocity is zero. The term is also applied

More information

User s Guide. Zuniga Point. Point Loma

User s Guide. Zuniga Point. Point Loma User s Guide Welcome to the Location File for San Diego Bay, located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. San Diego Bay has an excellent natural harbor, which has made it a busy commercial port. San

More information

DESWAT project (Destructive Water Abatement and Control of Water Disasters)

DESWAT project (Destructive Water Abatement and Control of Water Disasters) A new national hydrological forecast and warning system is now in advanced implementation phase, within the Romanian Waters National Administration, in the framework of DESWAT project. The main objectives

More information

Scholar: Elaina R. Barta. NOAA Mission Goal: Climate Adaptation and Mitigation

Scholar: Elaina R. Barta. NOAA Mission Goal: Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Development of Data Visualization Tools in Support of Quality Control of Temperature Variability in the Equatorial Pacific Observed by the Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Data Buoy Array Abstract Scholar: Elaina

More information

PE s Research activities and potential links to MM5. Red Ibérica MM5 Valencia 9th -10th June 2005

PE s Research activities and potential links to MM5. Red Ibérica MM5 Valencia 9th -10th June 2005 PE s Research activities and potential links to MM5 Red Ibérica MM5 Valencia 9th -10th June 2005 PE and its R&D Area Puertos del Estado (PE) is a Public Institution that deals with the administration of

More information

River-Tide Dynamics: Exploration of Nonstationary and Nonlinear Tidal Behavior in the Yangtze River Estuary

River-Tide Dynamics: Exploration of Nonstationary and Nonlinear Tidal Behavior in the Yangtze River Estuary Portland State University PDXScholar Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty Publications and Presentations Civil and Environmental Engineering 5-19-215 River-Tide Dynamics: Exploration of Nonstationary

More information

REMOTE MONITORING SOLUTIONS COASTAL, ESTUARY AND INLAND WATERWAYS PRODUCTS, SERVICES & PROJECT SOLUTIONS

REMOTE MONITORING SOLUTIONS COASTAL, ESTUARY AND INLAND WATERWAYS PRODUCTS, SERVICES & PROJECT SOLUTIONS REMOTE MONITORING SOLUTIONS COASTAL, ESTUARY AND INLAND WATERWAYS PRODUCTS, SERVICES & PROJECT SOLUTIONS CUSTOMER CHALLENGES. PENTAIR SOLUTIONS. BETTER MONITORING BETTER RESULTS MARINE ELECTRONIC HIGHWAY

More information

NJWMC Continuous Monitoring Inventory & DEP s Continuous Monitoring

NJWMC Continuous Monitoring Inventory & DEP s Continuous Monitoring NJWMC Continuous Monitoring Inventory & DEP s Continuous Monitoring Leslie McGeorge NJ Department of Environmental Protection Water Monitoring and Standards Presented at: NJ Water Monitoring Council Meeting

More information

Kowalik, Z Tides. In: Encyclopedia of the Arctic, M. Nuttall, Editor,Routledge, TIDES

Kowalik, Z Tides. In: Encyclopedia of the Arctic, M. Nuttall, Editor,Routledge, TIDES Kowalik, Z. 2005. Tides. In: Encyclopedia of the Arctic, M. Nuttall, Editor,Routledge, 2027-2029. TIDES The tidal motion perpetually present in the Arctic Ocean influences the ice distribution and generates

More information

What causes Tides? If tidal forces were based only on mass, the Sun should have a tidegenerating

What causes Tides? If tidal forces were based only on mass, the Sun should have a tidegenerating What are Tides? Tides are very long-period waves that move through the oceans as a result of the gravitational attraction of the Moon and the Sun for the water in the oceans of the Earth. Tides start in

More information

Measuring Water Levels

Measuring Water Levels Measuring Water Levels United States of America AXYS manufactures Buoy to Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) Operational Requirements to Measure Water Levels and to Determine Chart Datum Copyright

More information

ESTUARY RESEARCH PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS ADVANTAGES OF CONTINUOUS MONITORING IN CHRISTCHURCH HARBOUR

ESTUARY RESEARCH PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS ADVANTAGES OF CONTINUOUS MONITORING IN CHRISTCHURCH HARBOUR Imagery TerraMetrics, Map data 2015 Google ESTUARY RESEARCH PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS ADVANTAGES OF CONTINUOUS MONITORING IN CHRISTCHURCH HARBOUR EXO2 SONDES AND STORM 3 DATA LOGGER Application Note XAUK OC201-01

More information

Xylem Analytics. Ocean & Coastal Monitoring Solutions

Xylem Analytics. Ocean & Coastal Monitoring Solutions Xylem Analytics Ocean & Coastal Monitoring Solutions Coastal Research Environmental Monitoring Ferrybox Aquaculture System Integration Recovery Marine Transport Offshore Installation Oceanography Oil &

More information

Water Quality Modeling in Delaware s Inland Bays: Where Have We Been and Where Should We Go?

Water Quality Modeling in Delaware s Inland Bays: Where Have We Been and Where Should We Go? Water Quality Modeling in Delaware s Inland Bays: Where Have We Been and Where Should We Go? Damian C. Brady University of Maine Center for the Inland Bays Science and Technical Advisory Committee March

More information

An innovative approach to Floods and Fire Risk Assessment and Management: the FLIRE Project

An innovative approach to Floods and Fire Risk Assessment and Management: the FLIRE Project 8 th International Conference of EWRA Water Resources Management in an Interdisciplinary and Changing Context 26-29 June 2013, Porto, Portugal An innovative approach to Floods and Fire Risk Assessment

More information

Automated In-Situ Water Quality Monitoring Report

Automated In-Situ Water Quality Monitoring Report Automated In-Situ Water Quality Monitoring Report Issued by the North of Ireland Joint Agency Coastal Monitoring Programme. For further information and data access please visit our website at: www.afbini.gov.uk/coastal-monitoring.htm

More information

The Role of Environmental Monitoring and Data Management in Supporting Science to Inform Decision Making: A Case Study

The Role of Environmental Monitoring and Data Management in Supporting Science to Inform Decision Making: A Case Study The Role of Environmental Monitoring and Data Management in Supporting Science to Inform Decision Making: A Case Study Presented by: Dwayne E. Porter Arnold School of Public Health and Baruch Institute

More information

Solar Input Data for PV Energy Modeling

Solar Input Data for PV Energy Modeling June 2012 Solar Input Data for PV Energy Modeling Marie Schnitzer, Christopher Thuman, Peter Johnson Albany New York, USA Barcelona Spain Bangalore India Company Snapshot Established in 1983; nearly 30

More information

Validation of SeaWiFS-derived chlorophyll for the Rio de la Plata Estuary and adjacent waters

Validation of SeaWiFS-derived chlorophyll for the Rio de la Plata Estuary and adjacent waters INT. J. REMOTE SENSING, 10 20 APRIL, 2004, VOL. 25, NO. 7 8, 1501 1505 Validation of SeaWiFS-derived chlorophyll for the Rio de la Plata Estuary and adjacent waters ROY A. ARMSTRONG*{, FERNANDO GILBES{,

More information

OCEANOGRAPHY 2007 TEST

OCEANOGRAPHY 2007 TEST OCEANOGRAPHY 2007 TEST This event is to be run in stations, 7 stations total, 3 minutes apiece. You should run 2 sets of stations if you have more than 7 teams. The other students will be taking a portion

More information

The IPCC Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation

The IPCC Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation The IPCC Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation A changing climate leads to changes in extreme weather and climate events 2 How do changes

More information

Fixed point Coastal Observations around Italy

Fixed point Coastal Observations around Italy Fixed point Coastal Observations around Italy A preliminary overview Stefania Sparnocchia (CNR) and Rajesh Nair (OGS) stefania.sparnocchia@ismar.cnr.it, rnair@ogs.trieste.it First JERICO Fixed Platforms

More information

4/14/2012. The Oceans. Ocean Floor Geologic Provinces. Continental Margin. Turbidity Currents. Major Ocean Basins:

4/14/2012. The Oceans. Ocean Floor Geologic Provinces. Continental Margin. Turbidity Currents. Major Ocean Basins: The Oceans Major Ocean Basins: Pacific Ocean largest and deepest Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean S. Hemisphere Arctic smallest and most shallow Ocean Floor Geologic Provinces Continental Margin Continental

More information

This chapter focuses on how to collect, manage, and deliver data from a marine water quality network.

This chapter focuses on how to collect, manage, and deliver data from a marine water quality network. 4 IMPLEMENTING A MARINE WATER QUALITY MONITORING NETWORK: DATA COLLECTION, MANAGEMENT, AND DELIVERY This chapter focuses on how to collect, manage, and deliver data from a marine water quality network.

More information

Life is all about energy, renewable energy. Jan-Joost Schouten

Life is all about energy, renewable energy. Jan-Joost Schouten Life is all about energy, renewable energy Jan-Joost Schouten Meteo Dashboard a decision support system for planning operation and maintenance activities @ offshore wind farms P201406 001 DEL - Meteo Dashboard

More information

GlobCurrent User Consultation Modelling & Prediction needs Mike Bell November Crown copyright Met Office

GlobCurrent User Consultation Modelling & Prediction needs Mike Bell November Crown copyright Met Office GlobCurrent User Consultation Modelling & Prediction needs Mike Bell November 2014 Crown copyright Met Office Contents Different types of - motion - use - modelling and prediction - data Some examples

More information

Name Period 4 th Six Weeks Notes 2015 Weather

Name Period 4 th Six Weeks Notes 2015 Weather Name Period 4 th Six Weeks Notes 2015 Weather Radiation Convection Currents Winds Jet Streams Energy from the Sun reaches Earth as electromagnetic waves This energy fuels all life on Earth including the

More information

The concepts developed in this standard include the following: Oceans cover about 70% of the surface of the Earth.

The concepts developed in this standard include the following: Oceans cover about 70% of the surface of the Earth. Name Date Grade 5 SOL 5.6 Review Oceans Made by SOLpass - www.solpass.org solpass100@comcast.net Reproduction is permitted for SOLpass subscribers only. The concepts developed in this standard include

More information

Data Centre for French Coastal Operational Oceanography (CDOCO)

Data Centre for French Coastal Operational Oceanography (CDOCO) Data Centre for French Coastal Operational Oceanography (CDOCO) M. Fichaut (IFREMER France) A. Bonnat, T. Carval, F. Lecornu, JF. Le Roux, E. Moussat, L. Nonnotte, S. Tarot Context PREVIMER : the French

More information

SEA LEVEL REAL TIME MONITORING SYSTEM IN THE NORTHEASTERN ITALY

SEA LEVEL REAL TIME MONITORING SYSTEM IN THE NORTHEASTERN ITALY Workshop on Real-time Transmission and Processing Techniques: Improving the Global Sea Level Observing System s contribution to multihazard warning systems Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of

More information

User Perspectives on Project Feasibility Data

User Perspectives on Project Feasibility Data User Perspectives on Project Feasibility Data Marcel Šúri Tomáš Cebecauer GeoModel Solar s.r.o., Bratislava, Slovakia marcel.suri@geomodel.eu http://geomodelsolar.eu http://solargis.info Solar Resources

More information

Climate. 7.1 Regional Climate

Climate. 7.1 Regional Climate Climate 7 7 7.1 Regional Climate The EAW precinct lies within the monsoonal tropics of northern Australia and experiences two distinct seasons: a hot, wet season from November to March and a warm, dry

More information

Overview of BNL s Solar Energy Research Plans. March 2011

Overview of BNL s Solar Energy Research Plans. March 2011 Overview of BNL s Solar Energy Research Plans March 2011 Why Solar Energy Research at BNL? BNL s capabilities can advance solar energy In the Northeast World class facilities History of successful research

More information

SECTION 2. Monitoring water quality in estuaries

SECTION 2. Monitoring water quality in estuaries 2 1 SECTION 2 Monitoring water quality in estuaries The Waterwatch program includes testing of a number of water quality parameters to provide information about the health of the waterway under investigation.

More information

Solar PV panels fitted to roofs. Solar PV panels produce electricity from energy provided by sunlight. 3.5 MWh per system

Solar PV panels fitted to roofs. Solar PV panels produce electricity from energy provided by sunlight. 3.5 MWh per system Solar PV panels fitted to roofs Yearly cost of production Cost per kwh 12.5p Solar PV panels produce electricity from energy provided by sunlight. 3.5 MWh per system 430 per system Solar energy can be

More information

Hydrologic Data Report

Hydrologic Data Report Hydrologic Data Report Introduction This installment reports on the hydrologic conditions for the week of 4-16-2015, presenting hydrologic information about the American River Basin in California. The

More information

Hydromorphological features of Estuaries

Hydromorphological features of Estuaries Hydromorphological features of Estuaries A very complex topic in short Harro Heyer www.baw.de picture Harro Heyer Understanding Estuary Functioning in terms of Hydromorphology Hydromorphology what is this?

More information

VOL. 2, NO. 12, December 2012 ISSN ARPN Journal of Systems and Software AJSS Journal. All rights reserved

VOL. 2, NO. 12, December 2012 ISSN ARPN Journal of Systems and Software AJSS Journal. All rights reserved Numerical Model of Pollution Dispersion in the Gour Soozan Estuary Bandar Abbas, Iran 1 Arefe Emami, 2 Mojtaba Tajziyehchi 1 MS in Marine Structures, Department of Civil Engineering, Hormozgan University

More information

Measuring Ocean Salinity and Temperature: Are there areas of hypoxia?

Measuring Ocean Salinity and Temperature: Are there areas of hypoxia? Measuring Ocean Salinity and : Are there areas of hypoxia? Although hypoxia is predominantely a phenomena of summer, it can stretch throughout November/December. Because we cannot measure dissolved oxygen,

More information

Stormwater Management in a Changing Climate: Current Initiatives at TRCA

Stormwater Management in a Changing Climate: Current Initiatives at TRCA Stormwater Management in a Changing Climate: Current Initiatives at TRCA Ryan Ness Toronto and Region Conservation Authority A.D. Latornell Conservation Symposium November 21, 2008 TRCA Jurisdiction History

More information

Guidance for assessment of representativeness and reliability of baseline environmental attributes

Guidance for assessment of representativeness and reliability of baseline environmental attributes Annex IV Methods of Monitoring and Analysis Guidance for assessment of representativeness and reliability of baseline environmental attributes (Also Please Refer CPCB Guidelines on Methods of Monitoring

More information

Real-Time Monitoring Buoy in Mystic River Watershed

Real-Time Monitoring Buoy in Mystic River Watershed Real-Time Monitoring Buoy in Mystic River Watershed Access to the data has been through a password protected site http://www.ysieconet.com/ Project Assistance: Liz McCarthy Laura Senefeld Matt Destino

More information

Catastrophe Bond Risk Modelling

Catastrophe Bond Risk Modelling Catastrophe Bond Risk Modelling Dr. Paul Rockett Manager, Risk Markets 6 th December 2007 Bringing Science to the Art of Underwriting Agenda Natural Catastrophe Modelling Index Linked Securities Parametric

More information

How Can You Predict When Severe Weather Will Occur?

How Can You Predict When Severe Weather Will Occur? 4.7 Explain How Can You Predict When Severe Weather Will Occur? In this Learning Set, you have been exploring how winds and oceans affect weather and climate. You then used what you know to explain how

More information

Effects of Weather/Process of Science

Effects of Weather/Process of Science Name: Date: Effects of Weather/Process of Science High School Environmental Science Spring Module 2 Lake Lotus Park NGSSS Big Idea: Standard 17 Interdepedence A. The distribution and abundance of organisms

More information

Finance, insurance, reinsurance

Finance, insurance, reinsurance Dr. Eberhard Faust, Munich Re, December 2006 Technical Note No. 145: The socio-economic benefits of climate services Finance, insurance, reinsurance Formatted: Centered 1. Introduction Modern societies,

More information

Annex 1: Projections for Change in Climate and Climate Scenarios

Annex 1: Projections for Change in Climate and Climate Scenarios Annex 1: Projections for Change in Climate and Climate Scenarios Climate Change Adaptation Plan: Preparing for and responding to climate risks in the City of Stirling Table of Contents INTRODUCTION...

More information

BC Storm Surge Forecasting System

BC Storm Surge Forecasting System 2015-16 Storm Surge Almanac Climate outlook and tidal elevations for fall/winter 2015 September 30, 2015 PHONE TWITTER WEB Author: Scott Tinis 250.721.4692 @SurgeBC www.stormsurgebc.ca Executive Summary

More information

Hazard Manager User guide. Making use of the weather layers

Hazard Manager User guide. Making use of the weather layers Hazard Manager User guide Making use of the weather layers How will this guide help me? This guide will help you understand the information that is available within Hazard Manager and how to make use of

More information

Storm tide is the water level rise during a storm due to the combination of storm surge and the astronomical tide.

Storm tide is the water level rise during a storm due to the combination of storm surge and the astronomical tide. INTRODUCTION TO STORM SURGE Introduction to Storm Surge BOLIVAR PENINSULA IN TEXAS AFTER HURRICANE IKE (2008) What is Storm Surge? Inland Extent Storm surge can penetrate well inland from the coastline.

More information

Integrating Near Real-Time Data for Coral Reef Ecosystem Forecasting

Integrating Near Real-Time Data for Coral Reef Ecosystem Forecasting Integrating Near Real-Time Data for Coral Reef Ecosystem Forecasting NOAA s Integrated Coral Observing Network (ICON) Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory Laboratory Review, March 18, 2008

More information

What is Vertical Datum?

What is Vertical Datum? Establishing and Updating Vertical Datum for Land and Hydrographic Surveying in Dubai Emirate Mustafa Mohammed Baqer Head of Hydrographic Unit Geodesy & Hydrographic Section Survey Department Dubai Municipality

More information

Unit 5 Test

Unit 5 Test 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Unit 5 Test 1. How many days does it take to complete a single Lunar Cycle? A. About 365 B. About 1 C. About 28

More information

EXO fdom Assessment. News Brief SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCHERS EVALUATE FDOM PROBE AS SUITABLE PROXY FOR ESTUARY MONITORING

EXO fdom Assessment. News Brief SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCHERS EVALUATE FDOM PROBE AS SUITABLE PROXY FOR ESTUARY MONITORING Low Tide at Oyster Landing Image Credit: Erik Smith, Ph.D. EXO fdom Assessment SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCHERS EVALUATE FDOM PROBE AS SUITABLE PROXY FOR ESTUARY MONITORING News Brief NB16 EXO fdom Assessment,

More information

Application of quantitative precipitation forecasting and precipitation ensemble prediction for hydrological forecasting

Application of quantitative precipitation forecasting and precipitation ensemble prediction for hydrological forecasting doi:10.5194/piahs-368-96-2015 96 Remote Sensing and GIS for Hydrology and Water Resources (IAHS Publ. 368, 2015) (Proceedings RSHS14 and ICGRHWE14, Guangzhou, China, August 2014). Application of quantitative

More information

Storm tide is the water level rise during a storm due to the combination of storm surge and the astronomical tide.

Storm tide is the water level rise during a storm due to the combination of storm surge and the astronomical tide. INTRODUCTION TO STORM SURGE Introduction to Storm Surge National Hurricane Center Storm Surge Unit BOLIVAR PENINSULA IN TEXAS AFTER HURRICANE IKE (2008) What is Storm Surge? Inland Extent Storm surge can

More information

Non-parametric estimation of seasonal variations in GNSS-derived time series

Non-parametric estimation of seasonal variations in GNSS-derived time series Military University of Technology, Poland (marta.gruszczynska@wat.edu.pl) Seasonal variations in the frame sites can bias the frame realization. I would like to invite you to click on each of the four

More information

Offshore Wind Farms the Need for Metocean Data

Offshore Wind Farms the Need for Metocean Data Offshore Wind Farms the Need for Metocean Data Vagner Jacobsen and Morten Rugbjerg DHI Water & Environment, Agern Allé 5, DK-2970 Hørsholm, Denmark Introduction The wind power community has a long record

More information

ESCI 107/109 The Atmosphere Lesson 2 Solar and Terrestrial Radiation

ESCI 107/109 The Atmosphere Lesson 2 Solar and Terrestrial Radiation ESCI 107/109 The Atmosphere Lesson 2 Solar and Terrestrial Radiation Reading: Meteorology Today, Chapters 2 and 3 EARTH-SUN GEOMETRY The Earth has an elliptical orbit around the sun The average Earth-Sun

More information

Stonehaven MetOcean Survey - Data Report

Stonehaven MetOcean Survey - Data Report JBA Stonehaven MetOcean Survey - Data Report July 2014 Page 1 of 22 DOCUMENT CONTROL Version History Version Date Prepared by Reviewed by Approved by Approved as V01 18/07/14 S Reynolds M Wright M Wright

More information

SEAPRO has both foam filled flotation boom and inflatable boom systems.

SEAPRO has both foam filled flotation boom and inflatable boom systems. BOOMING OPERATIONS SEAPRO Response Operations Manual General Information Booming operations are necessary for the containment and concentration of spilled oil on water. By containing product, potential

More information

The salinity signal of the shelf-deep ocean exchange in the SWA: Satellite observations

The salinity signal of the shelf-deep ocean exchange in the SWA: Satellite observations The salinity signal of the shelf-deep ocean exchange in the SWA: Satellite observations Raul A. Guerrero 1, Alberto R. Piola 2,7, Harold Fenco 1, Ricardo P. Matano 3, Vincent Combes 3, Yi Chao 4,5, Corinne

More information

UCCS ENSC/PES 2500: Renewable Energy Spring 2011 Test 3 name:

UCCS ENSC/PES 2500: Renewable Energy Spring 2011 Test 3 name: UCCS ENSC/PES 2500: Renewable Energy Spring 2011 Test 3 name: 1. These waves travel through the body of the Earth and are called S waves. a. Transverse b. Longitudinal c. Amplitude d. Trough 2. These waves

More information

Research, Development and Testing at NNMREC and PMEC. Belinda Batten. Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center

Research, Development and Testing at NNMREC and PMEC. Belinda Batten. Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center Research, Development and Testing at NNMREC and PMEC Belinda Batten Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center National Marine Renewable Energy Centers Northwest National Marine Renewable

More information

The Oceans Role in Climate

The Oceans Role in Climate The Oceans Role in Climate Martin H. Visbeck A Numerical Portrait of the Oceans The oceans of the world cover nearly seventy percent of its surface. The largest is the Pacific, which contains fifty percent

More information

CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA FROM THE WESTERN CANADIAN ODAS MARINE BUOY NETWORK

CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA FROM THE WESTERN CANADIAN ODAS MARINE BUOY NETWORK CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA FROM THE WESTERN CANADIAN ODAS MARINE BUOY NETWORK Jim Gower Institute of Ocean Sciences, PO Box 6, Sidney BC VL B, Canada Tel: (1) 5 363-655 Fax: (1) 5 363-676 gowerj@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

More information

Dispersion of Oil released from the Deepwater Horizon MC 252 Oil Spill following Subsurface Injection of Corexit 9500. Kenneth Lee

Dispersion of Oil released from the Deepwater Horizon MC 252 Oil Spill following Subsurface Injection of Corexit 9500. Kenneth Lee Dispersion of Oil released from the Deepwater Horizon MC 252 Oil Spill following Subsurface Injection of Corexit 9500 Kenneth Lee Photos\Lee_Ken\IMG_0530_ppt.JPG Kenneth Lee Centre for Offshore Oil, Gas

More information

Geog 531 Exercise #2 UNDERSTANDING SYNOPTIC CHARTS

Geog 531 Exercise #2 UNDERSTANDING SYNOPTIC CHARTS Geog 531 Exercise #2 UNDERSTANDING SYNOPTIC CHARTS (Please answer right on this handout where sketches are requested in Question # 1, # 4, and # 6b. For the other questions, type out your answers and staple

More information

WELCOMES ALL THE ATTENDEES WATER UTILISATION, MEASUREMENT AND METHODOLOGIES

WELCOMES ALL THE ATTENDEES WATER UTILISATION, MEASUREMENT AND METHODOLOGIES SUTRON india WELCOMES ALL THE ATTENDEES WATER UTILISATION, MEASUREMENT AND ABOUT SUTRON USA Strong Corporation was founded in 1975 Sutron Operates in : Hydrological Meteorological Oceanic Aviation Real-Time

More information

Estuarine & Coastal Environments of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Estuarine & Coastal Environments of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Estuarine & Coastal Environments of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Britt-Anne Anderson Marine Scientist VIMS (Adapted by Vicki Clark, Marine Science Educator VIMS VA Sea Grant Program for Virginia Master

More information

Smarter Water Management

Smarter Water Management Smarter Water Management Building a smarter planet In 2001, there were 60 million transistors for every human on the planet... by 2010 there will be 1 billion transistors per human each costing 1/10 millionth

More information

David R. Vallee Hydrologist-in-Charge NOAA/NWS Northeast River Forecast Center. Providence Street West Warwick, RI at 1030 am Wednesday 3/31/10

David R. Vallee Hydrologist-in-Charge NOAA/NWS Northeast River Forecast Center. Providence Street West Warwick, RI at 1030 am Wednesday 3/31/10 David R. Vallee Hydrologist-in-Charge NOAA/NWS Northeast River Forecast Center Providence Street West Warwick, RI at 1030 am Wednesday 3/31/10 From a Practitioner s Perspective Touch upon some of our major

More information

Monsoon Variability and Extreme Weather Events

Monsoon Variability and Extreme Weather Events Monsoon Variability and Extreme Weather Events M Rajeevan National Climate Centre India Meteorological Department Pune 411 005 rajeevan@imdpune.gov.in Outline of the presentation Monsoon rainfall Variability

More information

An Example of Flood Forecasting and Decision- Support System for Water Management in Spain

An Example of Flood Forecasting and Decision- Support System for Water Management in Spain An Example of Flood Forecasting and Decision- Support System for Water Management in Spain Alicia Cabañas Ibañez KV Consultores Madrid, Spain acabanas@kvconsultores.es Luis Garrote de Marcos Universidad

More information

AZ EGER-PATAK HIDROLÓGIAI VIZSGÁLATA, A FELSZÍNI VÍZKÉSZLETEK VÁRHATÓ VÁLTOZÁSÁBÓL ADÓDÓ MÓDOSULÁSOK AZ ÉGHAJLATVÁLTOZÁS HATÁSÁRA

AZ EGER-PATAK HIDROLÓGIAI VIZSGÁLATA, A FELSZÍNI VÍZKÉSZLETEK VÁRHATÓ VÁLTOZÁSÁBÓL ADÓDÓ MÓDOSULÁSOK AZ ÉGHAJLATVÁLTOZÁS HATÁSÁRA AZ EGER-PATAK HIDROLÓGIAI VIZSGÁLATA, A FELSZÍNI VÍZKÉSZLETEK VÁRHATÓ VÁLTOZÁSÁBÓL ADÓDÓ MÓDOSULÁSOK AZ ÉGHAJLATVÁLTOZÁS HATÁSÁRA GÁBOR KEVE 1, GÉZA HAJNAL 2, KATALIN BENE 3, PÉTER TORMA 4 EXTRAPOLATING

More information

DRAFT STANDARD FORM A APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO CONDUCT MARINE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

DRAFT STANDARD FORM A APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO CONDUCT MARINE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH Feedback Logout User: Elizabeth Brenner Role: Platform Operator My Profile Reporting Foreign EEZ: CAREER: A functional genomic understanding of microbial s Application Attachments Authorizations Action

More information

Coriolis, a French project for operational oceanography

Coriolis, a French project for operational oceanography Coriolis, a French project for operational oceanography S Pouliquen *1,T Carval *1,L Petit de la Villéon *1, L Gourmelen *2, Y Gouriou *3 1 Ifremer Brest France 2 Shom Brest France 3 IRD Brest France Abstract

More information

Disaster Risk Reduction through people centered National Multi-hazard Early Warning System in the context of Maldives

Disaster Risk Reduction through people centered National Multi-hazard Early Warning System in the context of Maldives Disaster Risk Reduction through people centered National Multi-hazard Early Warning System in the context of Maldives Abdul Muhusin, Deputy Director Department of Meteorology, Maldives Fourth Technical

More information

Empirical study of the temporal variation of a tropical surface temperature on hourly time integration

Empirical study of the temporal variation of a tropical surface temperature on hourly time integration Global Advanced Research Journal of Physical and Applied Sciences Vol. 4 (1) pp. 051-056, September, 2015 Available online http://www.garj.org/garjpas/index.htm Copyright 2015 Global Advanced Research

More information

Performance of a Sediment Retention Pond Receiving Chemical Treatment

Performance of a Sediment Retention Pond Receiving Chemical Treatment Performance of a Sediment Retention Pond Receiving Chemical Treatment Jonathan Moores National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd IECA Conference Auckland, 23 June 2009 Outline Background Study

More information

Ultracapacitors Double Operational Life Of Wave Measurement Buoys

Ultracapacitors Double Operational Life Of Wave Measurement Buoys Ultracapacitors Double Operational Life Of Wave Measurement Buoys By Dennis van Weeren and Henny Joosten, Datawell BV, The Netherlands; Roger Scrivens, RS Aqua Ltd, UK, and Adrian Schneuwly,. Introduction

More information