Links for the Oceanography Lab Ocean Waves Exercise (8th Edition):

 

Part I:  Measuring Waves from Space

n  Question #1: Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) "Ocean Surface Topography From Space." http://sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov/files/archive/index_flash.html

n  Question #2:  Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) "JPL Ocean Surface Topography from Space--Missions." http://sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov/missions

n  Question #3:  JPL TOPEX/Poseidon On-line Tutorial.   http://sealevel.jpl.nasa.gov/education/classactivities/onlinetutorial/tutorial1/

n  Question #4:  NOAA WaveWatch III operational wave model.   http://polar.ncep.noaa.gov/waves/viewer.shtml?    or  www.stormsurf.com

 

Part II:  Interpreting Regional Swell Paterns from Buoy Data

n  Question #5:  National Buoy Data Center’s Hawaiian Islands Recent Marine Data  http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/maps/Hawaii.shtml

n  Southern California Swell Climate Questions 1-6:  Southwest USA Recent Marine Data.   http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/maps/Southwest.shtml

Part III:  CDIP Swll Models in the Southern California Bight

n  Question #5:   Cortes Bank 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhSR0_RiDys&feature=related

n  Question #7:  Refracting Tsunami. NOAA animation of a tsunami refracting around a headland and into a bay. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx5X60VZNSM

Part IV:  Current CDIP Swell Models

n  Question #1:  The Coastal Data Information Program http://cdip.ucsd.edu/models/socal_now.shtml