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IMOS - ACORN - Seabird HF ocean radar station (Turquoise Coast, Western Australia, Australia)

The Seabird (SBRD) HF ocean radar site (31.281 S 115.444 E) was one of two HF ocean radars covering Rottnest Shelf and Perth Canyon on the Turquoise Coast north of Perth. The other HF ocean radar station was at Cervantes. It has been replaced by the Lancelin HF ocean radar site since 2013-03-19T00:00:00. The HF ocean radar coverage is from the coast to beyond the edge of the continental shelf.

The SBRD HF ocean radar is a SeaSonde crossed-loop direction finding array. This radar operates at a frequency of 5.211 MHz, with a bandwidth of 50 KHz, a maximum range of 200 Km and a range resolution of 3 Km. The antenna bearing is 278 deg true east of north (approximately west).

Within the HF radar coverage area surface current radials are measured.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Title IMOS - ACORN - Seabird HF ocean radar station (Turquoise Coast, Western Australia, Australia)
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Data Status inactive
Update Frequency asNeeded
Landing Page http://data.gov.au/dataset/54e4b9be-38b8-4b29-ba1a-b684ec2fa899
Date Published 2017-06-24
Date Updated 2017-08-07
Contact Point
Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS)
info@aodn.org.au
Geospatial Coverage {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[113.25, -32.2], [115.5, -32.2], [115.5, -30.0], [113.25, -30.0], [113.25, -32.2]]]}
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal Australian Oceans Data Network CSW Harvester
Publisher/Agency Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS)
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