The Prince’s Predictions, Part II

This episode is the second half of the story that we started last time. About the team trying to make really accurate forecasts of the weather and ocean circulation in Prince William Sound, Alaska.

Leslie Abramson from the Prince William Sound Science Center went up to the Sound to help collect data in the field. While she was up there, she took a bunch of audio recordings for us. Stay tuned, and hear the science in action.

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Slideshow

Snapshot of sea surface temperature simulated by the model discussed in this podcast. The three images have horizontal resolutions of 9 km, 3 km, and 1 km (left to right). Credit: Yi Chao.

Field work can be really exhausting. One of the crews takes advantage of a few minutes of steaming to catch up on their dreams. Credit: David Janka.

One of three vessels involved with the Sound Predictions project, the Auklet arrives on station to sample the temperature and salinity of Prince William Sound. Credit: Ian Robbins.

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The Prince’s Predictions, Part II

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  1. […] Podcast – Ocean Circulation in Prince William Sound Posted on October 2, 2009 by neosec The latest edition of the Ocean Gazing podcasts contains recordings from a research cruise to Prince William Sound, Alaska, as scientists try to make really accurate forecasts of the weather and ocean circulation. Leslie Abramson from the Prince William Sound Science Center made these audio recordings. Hear the science in action. […]

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The Prince’s Predictions, Part II

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