Physical Oceanography

A wave’s ‘sweet spot’ revealed

For surfers, finding the 'sweet spot,' the most powerful part of the wave, is part of the thrill and the challenge. Now a researcher has found the exact location on the wave where a surfer gains the greatest speed to get the best ride. "For surfers, finding the "sweet spot,"

By |2019-11-14T01:09:22+00:00November 13th, 2019|Physical Oceanography|0 Comments

Physical Oceanography

Physical oceanography is a sub-discipline of oceanography that involves the study of waves, tides, and currents; the ocean-atmosphere relationship that influences weather and climate; and the transmission of light and sound in the oceans. The scales of these processes range through spatial scales from centimeters to global and time scales from seconds to centuries.

By |2019-11-15T22:46:34+00:00November 12th, 2019|Physical Oceanography|0 Comments