Podcasts: August 2009

podcast iconMaking Waves Episode 33: Hydropalooza 2009—Aug. 19, 2009

In this episode, we head north to Kachemak Bay, Alaska, for Hydropalooza 2009. No, this isn’t a rock concert on the water, and you can’t get a T-shirt, but for the people up in Alaska taking part in Hydropalooza this month, it’s like a festival – a festival of data collection in the Bay.

podcast iconDiving Deeper: Currents —August 12, 2009

Learn about currents in this interview with Laura Rear from the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services. The discussion highlights the difference between tides and currents, how we monitor currents, and how we use current data every day. (18:44 minutes)

podcast iconMaking Waves Episode 32: Gulf Dead Zone Size Measured; NOAA Funding Helps Manage New England Red Tide— Aug. 5, 2009

2009 Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone Size Measured

The size of the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is slightly smaller than expected this year, but it's still going to be severe.

NOAA Funding Helps Manage New England Red Tide

NOAA provides emergency funding to support sampling, mapping, and forecasting of a massive red tide in New England.