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Uni Hamburg CODAR System Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Operating frequency 29.85 MHz
Length of sea surface wave (Bragg) 5.03 m
Depth over which current is averaged ~0.5 m
Range resolution 1.2 km
Azimuthal resolution 1 degree
Integration time 18 minutes
Accuracy of radial component 1...2~cm/s
Accuracy of current field 1...5~cm/s

Location North Sea Baltic Sea
Salinity 34...35 PSU 5...7 PSU
Working range 45...50 km 25...35 km

Notice the reduced working range due to reduced conductivity of sea water.

 
 
 
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