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Nearshore Canyon Experiment

The bottom topography of the Scripps and La Jolla submarine canyons steers and focuses wave energy near San Diego. Red dots show the placement of wave-measuring instruments from the Nearshore Canyon Experiment. (Illustration by Paul Horn, Courtesy of Explorations, Scripps Institution of Oceanography)

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