COastal raDAR (CODAR)

Background

CODAR (COastal raDAR), introduced in 1977 at NOAA by D.E.Barrick. It uses electromagnetic waves of about 10 m length, which interact with ocean waves of 5 m length. As one radar can only measure the radial component of the surface current, a minimum of two HF radars has to be installed. The systems are set up on the ground close to the sea and have a working range of up to 50 km depending on the salinity of the water and the sea state.

To learn more about CODAR, visit the CODAR Ocean Sciences web page.

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CODAR data

original CODAR Data 
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directory: original\CODAR\)

 

CODAR Data

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CODAR Data

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processed CODAR Data 
(in directory: processed\CODAR\radInterp)
processed CODAR Data 
(in directory: processed\CODAR\radInterp33hr)
CODAR Data
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GIF images from CODAR data
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No Interpolation Images
Individual files reside in: 
processed\CODAR\Images
Interpolation Images
Individual files reside in: 
processed\CODAR\Images
Interpolation Images with 
33 hour Low Pass Filter
Individual files reside in: 
processed\CODAR\Images
August 1-7, 2000 August 1-7, 2000 August 1-7, 2000
August 8-14, 2000 August 8-14, 2000 August 8-14, 2000
August 15-21, 2000 August 15-21, 2000 August 15-21, 2000
August 22-31, 2000 August 22-31, 2000 August 22-31, 2000
 September 1-7, 2000  September 1-7, 2000  September 1-7, 2000
September 8-14, 2000 September 8-14, 2000 September 8-14, 2000
September 15-21, 2000 September 15-21, 2000 September 15-21, 2000
September 22-24, 2000 September 22-24, 2000 September 22-25, 2000

Metadata for CODAR
Reside within data directories

Original Metadata - CODAR Processed Metadata - NPS Aircraft
No Interpolation

Data Index Aircraft AUV CODAR
Drifters Moorings Satellites Ships