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California’s ocean

Up and down the coast of California, abalone farmers, bar pilots and environmentalists — among others — are staking their profits, well being, and peace of mind on real-time ocean data.

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The Prince’s Predictions, Part II

Predicting how an entire body of water circulates is no easy task. To do it in Prince William Sound up in Alaska, it took 3 ships, teams deployed in the field and in the lab, and a real balance between work and play.

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The Prince’s Predictions, Part I

Twenty years ago, an environmental disaster rocked Prince William Sound in Alaska. Today, a team assembled from science, government and beyond is trying to help make sure it never happens again.

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