The near-surface circulation in the Santa Barbara Channel and off the coast of central and southern California is described based on 20 releases of drifters
drogued 1 m beneath the surface from 12 sites within the channel at bimonthly
intervals. This description includes small-scale features of the circulation which are...
Time and length scales of beach variability have been quantified using 16 years
of beach surveys sampled at the Army Corps of Engineers' Field Research Facility,
located on the U.S. Atlantic coast. Between 50% and 90% of the bathymetric variability at
this site was explained by alongshore-uniform response over the...