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Modern technology now allows us to model tides on the scale of entire oceans, which gives new insights into local coastal and estuarine systems like the St. Johns River.

The presenter, Dr. Scott Hagen, is an Associate Professor at UCF and Director of the CHAMPS Lab. He researches tidal hydrodynamics in more than two dozen funded projects.

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Added by Chad Miller on July 30, 2008