Ocean Physics Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara
Data Center Description
The Ocean Physics Laboratory (OPL) is part of the Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Our principle investigators are Professor Tommy Dickey and Dr. Grace Chang. Tommy is a faculty member of the Departments of Geography and Mechanical and Environmental Engineering.
OPL's Primary Objectives:
-Interdisciplinary Science Theoretical Ocean Optics -Optics to investigate oceanic processes -Groundtruthing of ocean color satellites -Scales of oceanic variability -Technology Development and Testing -New optical and chemical sensors -New oceanographic platforms -Anti-biofouling methods -Data telemetry methods