| See The Ocean From an Amazing Perspective
The SeaSonde HF radar system by CODAR Ocean Sensors is your solution for making
continuous, wide-area ocean observations. The SeaSonde will provide you with
years of real-time data over large coverage areas, with ranges up to 200 km --
This is not possible with any other technology!
The SeaSonde is a compact, non-contact surface current and wave measurement system
that can be deployed and maintained easily, and will perform even during extreme
weather conditions such as hurricanes.
High Quality Data
CODAR Ocean Sensors' patented technologies, including our processing algorithms,
allow the SeaSonde to produce extremely accurate 2-D surface current velocity
maps and measures the most important wave parameters. Patented antenna design
and processing algorithms enable the system with up to 360º coverage. The patented
pulsed FMCW eliminates the range aliasing and antenna wind-vibration noise inherent
to other HF system designs.
Focus on Your Application
The SeaSonde is an off-the-shelf tool that allows you to focus on applying the
data rather than the technology of collecting it. Whether your work efforts involve
guiding search and rescue operations, providing critical information to maritime
vessels, or driving and improving numerical circulation models,
the SeaSonde will be an immense aid.
in the water: a truly non-contact sensor. All hardware is located on
the coast or an offshore structure. The patented compact antenna design
greatly simplifies siting requirements.
Reliable: All system hardware and software are developed by
our own staff specifically for continuous, long-term field operations, and consistent
Flexible: The software parameters are highly flexible, yet
designed to work smoothly, eliminating any need for you to become a computer
programmer or radar expert.
Automated: Data can automatically arrive at your office at
your preferred intervals, and can also be sent directly to the Web for public viewing. †
|Remote Access: Data
retrieval, system monitoring, parameter modifications and even factory
support are all conducted through system remote access. †
Low Power: SeaSondes' low power consumption allow for
alternative energy sources.
Cross-Platform Data Format: All data products are stored as
ASCII files for convenient data transfer to various computer platforms, incorporation
into numerical models
and GIS programs.
Compatible with Coastal Culture: Where visual impact
and minimum land-use footprint are all important, nothing beats the SeaSonde
† Communication Link Required.
|SeaSonde Station Hardware
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