"The last six weeks of surf in the North Pacific have turned into a blur as swell after swell hammered Hawaii and the West Coast. Was it the Day of Days that Pete Mel scored the best wave ever or was that a different swell? And when was it that he got towed into the wave that was like 100 feet? Another swell, apparently.” (Kevin Wallis, Surfline’s Director of Forecasting)
An article by Marcus Sanders (Surfline) highlights the enormous wave action hitting the Hawaii and California since mid-December 2020.
MP Delisle & Maria Winters were both awarded the 2020 Anchor QEA Scholarship. A total of eight scholarship recipients were selected out of a highly qualified field of individuals from different universities located across the United States, studying in multiple program areas.
Burson Tang was awarded the 2020 Robert L. Weigel Scholarship for Coastal Studies with his submission "Numerical Simulation of Coastal Flooding from Multiple Factors". He follows in the footsteps of previous CFL awardees Dr. Timu Gallien (2011), Marie-Pierre Delisle (2018, winner), and Maria Winters (2018, runner-up).
"The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association announced May 18 that the Cardiff State Beach Living Shoreline project in Encinitas won the top honor for the 2020 Best Restored Beach Award." (San Diego County News)
Read about Cardiff Living Shoreline, a collaborative project in which CFL is responsible for monitoring its long-term evolution.
Read about how Dr. Timu Gallien explores the dynamic processes that create our coastlines.