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The Pacific Island Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) wave-measuring buoy
February 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kimball Millikan, Marine Research Engineer
Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
**This seminar will be held both in person (Watanabe Hall 112) and over Zoom**
Meeting ID: 961 6222 2366
The PacIOOS wave buoy program maintains an array of 16 real-time wave-measuring buoys throughout the Pacific Islands. I will discuss the operation of the program, mooring design, fabrication, the components, including a brief history of Datwell and the design challenges of the Datawell Wave Rider stabilized platform to measure heave and direction, deployment and recovery techniques of the mooring system, real-time monitoring, offsite tracking, and the trials and tribulations from 10ys of field observations.