Project

Qualitative study of tide measurements based on GPS

Duration
01 June 2012 → 15 September 2015
Funding
Regional and community funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Atmospheric sciences
    • Physical geography and environmental geoscience
    • Atmospheric sciences, challenges and pollution
  • Engineering and technology
    • Construction engineering
    • Earthquake engineering
    • Geotechnical and environmental engineering
    • Water engineering
    • Wind engineering
    • Geomatic engineering
Keywords
measurement buoy GPS Tides
 
Project description

In this project, a new type of buoy is used for the measurement of tides on the ‘Belgian Continental Shelf’ based on GPS observations. Furthermore, the quality and usability of these tide measurements with GPS are discussed, based on the required criteria.