Nouméa, Nouvelle-Calédonie


Coastal water observation network of the Pacific

Wave and sea level monitoring

In addition to temperature, the ReefTEMPS network has implemented wave and sea level monitoring using submerged pressure sensors and continuous sampling (at 1Hz). Waves, generated by wind locally or remotely, are one of the drivers of coastal hydrodynamics, and are at the origin of coastal hazards. High wave events, such as cyclones, cause coastal flooding…
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Study of the temperature variation

Temperature is a key parameter for monitoring coastal ocean ecosystems. Obtained regularly and over the long term, this data is an essential complement to the periodic monitoring of the health status of coral reefs and coral and fish populations. Climate change and warming give rise to events that can lead to massive destruction of the…
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