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

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Brief description The Green Head (GHED) HF ocean radar site (30.073 S 114.967E) is 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 is at Seabird, or Lancelin from 2013-03-19. The HF ocean radar coverage is from the coast to beyond the edge of the continental shelf. The GHED 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 288 deg true east of north (approximately west by north-west). Within the HF radar coverage area surface current radials are measured.

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Australia’s Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) is enabled by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). It is operated by a consortium of institutions as an unincorporated joint venture, with the University of Tasmania as Lead Agent.

Notes Credit
The University of Western Australia (UWA)

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