Overview of Tides and Tides Support for Hydrographic Surveying
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Overview of Tides and Tides Support for Hydrographic Surveying Annual Hydrographic Training Class February 10 th , 2009. Presented by: Craig Martin, Hydrographic Planning Team Lijuan Huang, Hydrographic Planning Team NOAA Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services.

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Presented by craig martin hydrographic planning team lijuan huang hydrographic planning team

Overview of Tides and Tides Support for Hydrographic Surveying Annual Hydrographic Training ClassFebruary 10th, 2009

Presented by:

Craig Martin, Hydrographic Planning Team

Lijuan Huang, Hydrographic Planning Team

NOAA Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services


Training course schedule

Training Course Schedule

  • 9:00 – 9:15 am : Course and Personnel Introductions

  • 9:15 – 10:00 am : Basic Descriptive Tidal Theory

    • Tide Producing Forces

    • Tidal Characteristics and Variations

    • Co-Tidal Maps

    • Harmonic Analysis and Tidal Prediction

  • 10:00– 10:15 am : Break

  • 10:15am – 11:30 am : Tide and Water Level Datums Overview

    • Definitions

    • Tidal Datum Computation Methodology

    • Great Lakes Datums / Non-Tidal Datums

    • Geodetic Datums and Relationships to Tidal Datums

    • Tide and Water level Datum Applications


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    Training Course Schedule

    • 11:30– 12:30 pm : Lunch

    • 12: 30 pm – 1:30 pm: Overview of The Hydrographic Survey Support Pipeline

      • Project Planning and Requirements

      • Error Budgets

      • Tide Station Selection and Preliminary Tidal Zoning

      • Water Level Station Installation, Operation, and Removal

      • Data Quality Control and Processing

      • Generation of Water Level Reducers and Final Tidal Zoning

  • 1:30 – 2:15 pm : Example Hydrographic Surveys

    • From Planning through Final Products

    • Gulf Coast Example

    • East Coast Example

  • 2:15 – 2:30 pm : Break


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    Training Course Schedule

    • 2:30 – 3:30pm : Tidal Zoning and TCARI Overview

      • Basic Concepts

      • Construction of Co-Tidal Maps and Tidal Zoning Schemes

      • Preliminary and Final Zoning

      • TCARI Grid Creation and Solutions explanation

      • Error Analysis

  • 3: 30 pm – 4:00 pm: Emerging Technologies

    • GPS Tide Buoy

    • New Water Level Sensor Technology

    • VDATUM

  • 4:00 – 4:30 pm : Individual Questions / Comments - Adjourn


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