Moored Current Observation: Shallow-Water Mooring

해류계 계류에 의한 해류관측: 천해계류

  • 황상철 (한국해양연구원 해양환경 ·기후연구본부) ;
  • 장경일 (한국해양연구원 해양환경 ·기후연구본부) ;
  • 석문식 (한국해양연구원 해양환경·기후연구본부) ;
  • 장영석 (한국해양연구원 해양환경·기후연구본부)
  • Published : 2002.11.01


Korea Ocean Research and Development Institute (KORDI) has attempted moored current measurements since 1978. This note describes mooring types and failures of moorings deployed in coastal and continental shelf regions around Korea. Taut-wire U-type mooring lines and trawl-resistant bottom mounts have been mainly used in shallow seas. In order to avoid the failure of moorings in the shallow seas, it is needed to (1) design a proper mooring plan considering local mooring environments including fishing activities and (2) use adequate mooring equipments and parts considering mooring period, depth, and other factors that could affect the mooring unexpectedly.


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