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2010, PARTRAC Ltd, Kyle Rhea, Vessel-Mounted Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler Surveyrn

2010, PARTRAC Ltd, Kyle Rhea, Vessel-Mounted Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler Surveyrn

Topic categories:

Metocean

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Tidal

Collection date:

Apr 2010 - Apr 2010

Development:

Kyle Rhea

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

PARTRAC Ltd

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

PARTRAC Ltd undertook a VMADCP survey during a 13 hour complete spring tide to define the locations of high-energy current flow hotspots which could then be further investigated in the future using bottom-mounted ADCPs to determine the suitability for tidal energy conversion.
Throughout the whole tide the highest-energy flows occurred in the centre...