Ever seen waves breaking on a beach? If you've surfed or watched big waves being surfed, maybe you've even thought how big

Senior Cruise - Barkley Sound Expeditions 2013

Welcome to the senior thesis in Oceanography, a research expedition that went to Barkley Sound, Vancouver Island, Canada. Instructors Rick, Miles

Seniors on the Kuroshio Extension

This winter eleven senior undergraduate students join a research cruise to study the mechanisms controlling the uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Kuroshio Extension of the Northwest Pacific Ocean off Japan.

ASLO 2013

ASLO 2013 Aquatic Sciences Meeting UW Oceanography Students present research  ASLO is returning to the "Big Eas

Reviewing the Gulf Stream in keeping Europe warm during Winter

Dr. Stephen Riser, professor of physical oceanography in the UW School of Oceanography, and Dr. Susan Lozier, professor of physical oceanography

Earthquake Researchers Work Off the Coast

Not all earthquakes are equal. There are the long-lasting, magnitude 5-6 earthquakes that occur regularly beneath the Puget Sound