Field Research Facility, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, U. S. Department of Defense
Data Center Description
The Field Research Facility (FRF) located on the Atlantic Ocean near the town of Duck, North Carolina. Open since 1977, the FRF is internationally recognized for its coastal studies. Instruments at the facility constantly record the changing waves, winds, tides, and currents. Central to the facility is a 560m(1840 ft) long pier and specialized equipment like the CRAB, LARC, and SIS. Online visitors can take a virtual tour of the facility, meet the staff, learn about our research, access our most recent measurements, take a look from our tower, and download archived data, graphs, and reports.