Accession Number:

ADA169607

Title:

Calibration and Stability Characteristics of the Baylor Staff Wave Gage.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

The Coastal Engineering Research Center has used Baylor staff wave gages to gather prototype water wave data at their Field Research Facility since 1978. This paper describes the theory of operation, calibration techniques, salinity effects, and suggested precautions to improve the reproducibility of long-term wave height measurements. Keywords Ocean waves Measurement.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE