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