novel coherent alongshore array – decades in the making


Nearshore oceanographers have long been interested in edge waves that are ubiquitously found on sandy shores; from Huntley, Guza, Thornton (Torrey Pines, early 80s) to Oltman-Shay, Howd (Duck, early 90s) to Sheremet, Noyes, Guza, Feddersen, Elgar (Duck, late 90s) and MacMahan, Reniers (rip channeled beach in Monterey, early 2000s); amongst many others. Edge waves are low-frequency waves that are refractively … Read More