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Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast–Updated Edition

For nearly 60 years, Willard Bascom’s bestselling book “Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast” (Patagonia, March 16, 2021) has been a go-to resource of surfers, sailors, oceanographers and anyone with an appreciation for the sea. But since the book’s original 1963 publication, a new wave–the wave of climate change–has vastly impacted ocean dynamics, coastlines and coastal

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Oceanography Students Deploy WASSP Multibeam

WASSP University of Rhode Island Crandal

Oceanography students at the University of Rhode Island specializing in marine robotics, remote sensing and mapping have started using a WASSP S3 multibeam system as part of a project to survey inland ponds and coastal estuaries.  The students have deployed the WASSP multibeam system aboard a specially developed autonomous kayak. The kayak can be deployed out of the bed of a pickup truck to collect

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