Surfing Science

Surfing Science

Surfing science is blowing up. Whether we realize it or not, all surfers are scientists. The definition of science is the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. Surfers are always watching the waves and the weather to predict […]

Website Relaunch

Website Relaunch

The thirty-seven million horsepower chariots of fire mesmerized generations. Each Space Shuttle relaunch reminded us that humanity occupied a place in outer space. Star Wars, Star Trek, and an assortment of science fiction movies motivated students to stay home and do their math homework. Good grades meant you could go to outer space someday. The […]

Surfing's New Superstar

Surfing’s New Superstar

One of the coolest interplays between a marine ecosystem and a surfing wave occurs at Sebastian Inlet. A peculiar sessile invertebrate, commonly known as Worm Reef, periodically builds colonies along the base of the north jetty. By collecting suspended nutrients and sediment, the Phragmatapoma lapidosa build colonies in the intertidal zone. Plus, they like it […]

Surf Guru

With Surf Guru, we are taking the project to a new level A key principle in our campaign to restore First Peak is our proactive approach to environmental monitoring. Surf Guru is our technology partner making wave monitoring efforts possible. In the context of restoring a surfing wave, monitoring refers to a systematic, on-going effort […]