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Paper on massive waves in the South China Sea published in Nature

posted May 7, 2015, 11:15 AM by Matthew Alford

Simulation by Harper Simmons (University of Alaska Fairbanks) rendered by the UW Center for Environmental Visualization (CEV).  The paper can be found here.

Tasmanian Tidal Dissipation Experiment (TTIDE) field work begins!

posted Jan 16, 2015, 3:43 AM by Matthew Alford

We're on R/V Revelle off Tasmania deploying 15 deep-sea moorings to track the internal tide as it travels all the way from New Zealand and breaks on the Tasmanian continental slope.  Follow us at ttide.ucsd.edu.

Washington Coast Wave Chasing cruise begins

posted Aug 27, 2014, 7:17 AM by Matthew Alford   [ updated Aug 27, 2014, 7:33 AM ]

The APL and Scripps teams are both on board R/V Oceanus, tracking monster subsea waves near our buoy off La Push, Washington.  Check out our
blog!

Wavechasers moving to Scripps

posted Aug 21, 2014, 11:30 AM by Matthew Alford

Matthew has accepted a position at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and so the Wavechasers have relocated to Scripps.  It's a big transition, and so bear with us as we migrate our website and operations there. John Mickett will remain at APL/UW and will be maintaining the coastal Washington and Puget Sound buoy systems.  We'll post updated links to his new operation as we get them.

Alford on ocean panel for students

posted Apr 14, 2014, 5:54 PM by Matthew Alford


Over 1,000 students participated in the web panel, where four of the finalists from the Ocean180 video challenge fielded questions.
You can see the full video here.

Wavechasers video is the winner!

posted Apr 14, 2014, 8:53 AM by Matthew Alford


Over 40,000 middle school students chose our video as the winner!
See the link to this fabulous outreach program at ocean180.org; see our winning video there too.

Wavechasers video is a finalist in outreach contest

posted Jan 12, 2014, 11:11 AM by Matthew Alford   [ updated Jan 12, 2014, 11:26 AM ]

https://sites.google.com/site/aplwavechasers/group-documents/cruise-reports/Ocean%20180%20Press%20Release_Finalists%20Announced.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1 Our video has made the final round of ten videos, with the winners to be chosen by over 42,000 high school students around the world.  The contest is part of a COSEE Florida effort to increase awareness of ocean research through videos. Download the press release here

Samoan Passage Processes Cruise underway

posted Jan 9, 2014, 9:22 PM by Matthew Alford

The Wavechasers team is back in Samoa for the third and final Samoan Passages cruise!  Follow us here.

Wavechasers work published in UW news, NY times

posted Sep 11, 2013, 12:44 PM by Matthew Alford   [ updated Sep 11, 2013, 1:22 PM ]

Our recent GRL article has generated some press.  

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