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  • You can view public dashboards without logging in, but you need authorization to create, customize and share your own.

What are they?

Dashboards are a way to view a collection of data on a single web page. There are two types:

Public DashboardsPrivate Dashboards (currently not available)
  • Viewable by anyone
  • Created and published by authorized Oceans 3.0 users
    (Contact Ocean Networks Canada to request authorization to create a public dashboard.)
  • Viewable only by the person who created them
  • Must be logged in to create and configure

What's included?

Dashboards can include the following types of data "widgets":

Widget TypeWhat it displaysStatus
AudioHydrophone audio clipsImplemented for mp3 only
ChartInteractive plots of scalar valuesFunctional
Data PlayerTimeline of stitched together hydrophone spectrograms or Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler dataFunctional
Data PreviewPre-generated plots from Oceans 3.0 Data PreviewFunctional

Images from anywhere on the Web

Interactive PlotInteractive saved plots from Oceans 3.0 Plotting UtilityFunctional
Latest Readings

Numerical instrument readings

TextFormatted text including headers and body textFunctional
User Defined TasksDisplays results of a task or routine defined within Oceans 3.0 Sandbox environmentFunctional
VideoPlays video clips from on-shore and underwater camerasFunctional

Why are these useful?

Dashboards are a 1-stop place to see collections of related information and data. This makes the latest data and recordings available at a single click. They are a great way to keep tabs on an underwater location of interest or get a snapshot of latest readings from an experiment. 

How to use Dashboards

1. Dashboards: Browse Existing

Step 1: Browse Existing Dashboards

When you visit, a list shows all available dashboards. This includes Public Dashboards and, if you are logged in, your Private Dashboards.

Choose a dashboard from the list.

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2. Dashboards: Viewing

Step 2: View a Dashboard

When you open a dashboard, you can view the various data displays called "widgets". Example: Kitamaat Village Community Observatory Dashboard.

Click play buttons on videos and audio clips to start playback, click column headers to sort listed items.

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3. Dashboards: Create a Dashboard

Step 3: Create your own Dashboard.

If you have an Oceans 3.0 account and have been granted authorization, you can create a dashboard. 

Click Add Dashboard to start. 

Watch the Demo Video.

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How to find Device IDs?

The full list of available device codes and device IDs is available here:

4. Dashboards: Make Public

Step 4: Share your Dashboard. 

From, click Make Public under the 3-dot menu. You can only do this for dashboards you have created. Once Public, you can choose Make Private to hide your dashboard. 

Use the dashboard URL to share with others.

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