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Wave crests propagating northward (red/orange) and southward (blue) as detected from space. Wave crests and troughs are seen propagating away from Hawaii and the Aleutians - over 3500 km away in each case.
Image created using the Collaborative Ocean Visualization Environment (COVE) software.
Altimetry data provided by: Z. Zhao, M. H. Alford, and J. B. Girton. Mapping low-mode internal tides from multisatellite altimetry. Oceanography, 25(2):42–51, 2012.
Image design and creation was a collaboration between Matthew Alford, and the Center for Environmental Visualization (CEV)