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San Juan, Puerto Rico, wave and water level data, 2018-2019

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2018-11-01
End Date
2019-04-03

Citation

Rosenberger, K.J., Cheriton, O.M., and Storlazzi, C.D., 2020, Cross-reef wave and water level data from coral reef environments (ver. 2.0, March 2021): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9RYN5NH

Summary

Time series data of water surface elevation and wave height were acquired at ten locations for 153 days off San Juan, on the north coast of Puerto Rico, in support of a study on the transformation of surface waves and resulting water levels over the coral reefs. The relative placement of sensors on the reefs were as follows: PRI18E01, PRI18W01 – fore reef PRI18E02, PRI18W02 – reef crest PRI18E03, PRI18W03 – outer reef flat PRI18E04, PRI18W04 – middle reef flat PRI18E05, PRI18W05 – inner reef flat PRI18E06 – lagoon PRI18E07 – near-shore

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PRI18_West_Line_Wave_Data.zip 418.05 MB application/zip
PRI18_East_Line_Wave_Data.zip 817.76 MB application/zip

Purpose

The continuous measurements of waves, currents, tides from these instrument deployments, provide information the variability in these hydrodynamic properties over the coral reefs of Puerto Rico. These data will be used to study the transformation of waves and resulting water levels over the reef.

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