Surf’s Up: New Research Monitor Ocean Wave Behavior and Shore Impacts

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


Engineers have created a new type of “stereo vision” to use in studying ocean waves as they pound against the shore, providing a better way to understand and monitor this violent, ever-changing environment.

The approach, which uses two video cameras to feed data into an advanced computer system, can observe large areas of ocean waves in real time and help explain what they are doing and why, scientists say…

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