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Wave Energy

Wave Energy


Dr Burke Hales, Chief Scentist


Sunday January 13, 2pm

Burke Hales is Professor of Ocean Ecology at Oregon State University. His research focuses on the ocean's carbon cycles at its boundaries. He is the principal investigator of PacWave, a grid-connected wave energy test facility.

Lecture video is below and Powerpoint slides afre available here: