During the open water season, we monitor and record surface currents in the Northeastern Chukchi and Western Beaufort Seas utilizing shore-based High Frequency Radar (HFR) systems. This gives us a near real-time, synoptic picture of surface flow with high spatial and temporal resolution.
AOOS/IOOS, BOEM, CIAP, CIMES, ConocoPhillips Alaska, North Slope Borough, Shell Oil
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Publications and products
Ying-Chih Fang, T. J. Weingartner, R. A. Potter, P. R. Winsor, and H. Statscewich.
(2015). "Quality Assessment of HF Radar Derived Surface Currents Using Optimal Interpolation".
J. Atmos. Ocean Technol. 32:282-296.
H. Statscewich, T. Weingartner, S. Danielsen, B. Grunau, G. Egan and J. Timm. (2011). "A High-Latitude Modular Autonomous Power, Control, and Communication System for Application to High-Frequency Surface Current Mapping Radars". Marine Technology Society Journal. 45:55-68.