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An Introduction to Sea Surface Temperature

Sea surface temperature: what is it, how is it measured, and why is this data important? Learn about how it may be affecting your industry in this introductory article.

Offshore Oil and Gas on the Gulf Coast: Mitigating Risks with Data

These industries are highly lucrative, but they see their fair share of challenges. Read how data helps reduce weather-related risks.

5 Things Researchers Can Do With Better Wave Forecasts

From improving renewable energy to predicting natural disasters, better wave forecasts can provide researchers with critical data.

Why Marine Weather Forecasts Are So Inaccurate - And How To Improve Them

Marine weather forecasts suffer from a lack of high-quality data. Here’s what Sofar Ocean is doing to help mitigate these issues.

Tracking Changes in Surface Currents

Climate change is causing a weakening of ocean surface currents – here's what that means and why tracking surface currents is so important.

Flood Maps Are Outdated - Here’s How to Fix Them

Our flood maps are inaccurate, outdated, and incomplete. Here are some ways we can better prepare for the threat of coastal flooding.

5 Ways Scientists - Not Just Surfers - Use Swell Data

Swell isn't just for surfers – here's what "swell" really means, how to measure it, and how scientists and researchers use this metric.