Surfing science: Dependent on weather, defined by the ocean

By Sally Ho, Associated Press Olympic surfing’s debut is making clear that these wave riders are unsung masters of science – in climatology, meteorology and oceanography to be exact. Serious wave chasers are by default atmospheric science junkies because there are few, if any, sports that are both dependent on an uncontrollable variable — the … Continue reading Surfing science: Dependent on weather, defined by the ocean