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Australian Wave Energy Atlas - Garden Island Case Study Field Program

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Australian Wave Energy Atlas - Garden Island Case Study Field Program


CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere conducted an intensive field program between Dec 2014 and Feb 2016 to assess the physical wave-current-morphodynamic response of wave energy extraction at Carnegie Clean Energy's Perth Wave Energy Project, located near Garden Island near Perth. The aim of the field program was to provide in-situ measurements of changes i... more


Ocean Engineering Physical Oceanography


https://doi.org/10.4225/08/5993b202070c2


01 Nov 2014


28 Feb 2016


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Oceans | Ocean Waves | Wave Spectra | Significant Wave Height | Wave Period | Wave direction | Wave Energy | Wave energy converter | Australia | Western Australia | Garden Island


AWavEA_technical_project_progress_report_Garden_Island_field_and_data_reportA.pdf


Prior to each deployment, instruments were compas calibrated to ensure processed data meet manuafacturers specifications. Data were downloaded on recovery, and processed using proprietary Nortek software 'Storm'.


The Australian Renewable Energy Agency; CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere; Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd.


CSIRO Data Licence


CSIRO (Australia), Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Australia), Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd (Australia)


Hemer, Mark; Contardo, Stephanie; Hoeke, Ron; Graham, Symonds; Mortimer, Nick; McInnes, Kathy; O'Grady, Julian (2017): Australian Wave Energy Atlas - Garden Island Case Study Field Program. v1. CSIRO. Data Collection. https://doi.org/10.4225/08/5993b202070c2


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Location Details

32°15′1″ S


32°15′6″ S


115°39′8″ E


115°38′59″ E


WGS84


About this Project

ARENA: Australian wave energy atlas


This project is developing an online national wave energy atlas that makes it easier to assess the feasibility of wave power projects. The Australian wave energy atlas will build on earlier CSIRO assessments of Australia’s wave energy resources. The project will be carried out in stages and is scheduled for completion in 2017. Australia has some ... more


Mark Hemer


Garden Island oceanographic case study


A network of 5 AWAC instruments were deployed adjacent to an array of CETO5 wave energy converters (WEC) to measure the effects of WEC deployment on the surrounding wind-wave field.


Observation


Mark Hemer


Stephanie Contardo


Ron Hoeke


Symonds Graham


Nick Mortimer


Kathy McInnes


Julian O'Grady


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