Ocean Wave Separation Using CEEMD-Wavelet in GPS Wave Measurement
AbstractMonitoring ocean waves plays a crucial role in, for example, coastal environmental and protection studies. Traditional methods for measuring ocean waves are based on ultrasonic sensors and accelerometers. However, the Global Positioning System (GPS) has been introduced recently and has the advantage of being smaller, less expensive, and not requiring calibration in comparison with the traditional methods. Therefore, for accurately measuring ocean waves using GPS, further research on the separation of the wave signals from the vertical GPS-mounted carrier displacements is still necessary. In order to contribute to this topic, we present a novel method that combines complementary ensemble empirical mode decomposition (CEEMD) with a wavelet threshold denoising model (i.e., CEEMD-Wavelet). This method seeks to extract wave signals with less residual noise and without losing useful information. Compared with the wave parameters derived from the moving average skill, high pass filter and wave gauge, the results show that the accuracy of the wave parameters for the proposed method was improved with errors of about 2 cm and 0.2 s for mean wave height and mean period, respectively, verifying the validity of the proposed method. View Full-Text
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Wang, J.; He, X.; Ferreira, V.G. Ocean Wave Separation Using CEEMD-Wavelet in GPS Wave Measurement. Sensors 2015, 15, 19416-19428.
Wang J, He X, Ferreira VG. Ocean Wave Separation Using CEEMD-Wavelet in GPS Wave Measurement. Sensors. 2015; 15(8):19416-19428.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Junjie; He, Xiufeng; Ferreira, Vagner G. 2015. "Ocean Wave Separation Using CEEMD-Wavelet in GPS Wave Measurement." Sensors 15, no. 8: 19416-19428.