Where the Swell Begins

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Find out where the “Source Waters” of the summer swell begins as Walter Munk describes at length his oceanic discoveries of the last 70 years. He has played a key role in predicting swells since WWII along with the first tsunami warning system. Munk pioneered the study of acoustic tomograpy, and is author to more than 200 scientific papers and winner of numerous scientific awards.