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Company Information:

Company Name: Codar Ocean Sensors, Ltd.
City: Mountain View
State: CA
Zip+4: 94043
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (408) 773-8240

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $491,349.41 7
SBIR Phase II $1,899,067.48 4

Award List:

ELF Nonsinusoidal Airborne ASW Radar

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Donald E. Barrick
Award Amount: $104,054.00
Abstract:
We propose an ELF airborne radar operating below 50 Hz that will detect acoustically quiet threat sumersibles at moderate depths in coastal/harbor waters. Bisatic as well as backscatter geometries are to be considered. The investigation will optimize nonsinusoidal signal waveforms for this problem.… More

Improved Current Mapping with HF Radars: Correction for Antenna Pattern Distortion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Belinda Lipa , Vice President
Award Amount: $48,869.00
Abstract:
There are two types of HF radar commercially available for measuring ocean surface currents: narrow-beam phased-arrays and broad-beam direction-finding SeaSondes. Comparison between simultaneous data from the two types of radar has never been made, but quantitative differences have been observed… More

ELF/VLF Electromagnetic Detection and Characterization of Deeply Buried Targets

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Donald Barrick
Award Amount: $98,610.00
Abstract:
We propose to provide a numerical capability to map the ELF/VLF electric and magnetic fields above the ground, as perturbed by threat underground structures of interest to the DoD. MATLAB source code will be delivered that will produce these perturbed fields as a function of radio frequency, as… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Donald Barrick
Award Amount: $749,450.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Donald E. Barrick, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $74,934.00

Low-Cost Transportable HF Skywave Radar

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Donald Barrick, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $299,801.00

Multi-Static SeaSonde Ocean Current Mapping by Ships Underway

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donald E. Barrick, President and CEO
Award Amount: $69,905.00
Abstract:
"The proposed SBIR efforts build on CODAR Ocean Sensors' extensive base of commercial HF radar products and technology, including demonstrated bistatic and multi-static deployment capabilities. We will extend these concepts heretofore intended for coastalsiting to ships underway, with the goal of… More

Multi-Static SeaSonde Ocean Current Mapping by Ships Underway

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donald Barrick, President
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Under the Phase 1 effort, we developed tools that allow us to define system performance when transmitter and/or receiver are installed on vessels underway. These embody the basic physics of multi-static HF sea scatter and radar signal processing. Thetools are used to study tradeoffs of performance… More

Multi-Static SeaSonde Ocean Current Mapping by Ships Underway

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donald Barrick, President
Award Amount: $449,933.00
Abstract:
Under the Phase 1 effort, we developed tools that allow us to define system performance when transmitter and/or receiver are installed on vessels underway. These embody the basic physics of multi-static HF sea scatter and radar signal processing. Thetools are used to study tradeoffs of performance… More

HF Radar Calibration with Automatic Identification System Ships of Opportunity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Donald Barrick, President
Award Amount: $94,977.41
Abstract:
Of more than 100 HF Radars operating within the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS), more than half run either without recommended receive antenna pattern calibrations or with out-of-date calibrations, despite potential compromises to data quality. Cost is the primary inhibitor of… More

HF Radar Calibration with Automatic Identification System Ships of Opportunity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOC / NOAA
Principal Investigator: Chad Whelan, Project Manager – (408) 773-8240
Award Amount: $399,883.48
Abstract:
Over 300 HF RADARs worldwide are producing ocean surface data that is used in oil spill response, search & rescue, vessel traffic management, and research. In the U.S. there are 100+ systems supplying real-time data to the Coast Guard, NOAA IOOS, OR&R and other operational groups. To provide the… More