Data Buoy Wave Measurements

  • Kenneth Steele
  • Andrew JohnsonJr.
Part of the Marine Science book series (MR, volume 8)


The Data Buoy Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) develops and deploys data buoy systems for the acquisition and reporting of marine data. Various types of these systems acquire wave data. The quality of wave spectra from these systems depends upon hull and hardware configurations. This paper provides an overview of existing and planned systems for the measurement of wave data.


Significant Wave Height Wave Data Wave Measurement Analog Filter National Weather Service 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth Steele
    • 1
  • Andrew JohnsonJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.NOAA Data Buoy OfficeUSA

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