Movie:Cook Inlet, Alaska Tidal Currents
Information Page: Cook Inlet, Alaska Tidal Currents
|Name:||Andrey Proshuntinsky, Mark Johnson|
|Where:||Cook Inlet, Alaska|
|When:||multiple tidal cycles|
Grade level: High (9-12), Under graduate (13-16), Graduate / Professional
Statement: Tidal Currents
Abstract: The Cook Inlet, an estuary adjacent to Northern Pacific Ocean experiences very large tidal range. Dr. Mark Johnson at University of Alaska-Fairbank (UAF) and Dr. Andrey Proshuntinsky at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), applied the Finite-Volume Coastal Ocean Model (FVCOM) to this environment to better understand the dramatic tides present.
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