Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 23 | Number 2 | June 2010

Special Issue: Marine Renewable Energy

On the Cover: (front) Offshore wind farms are just one form of marine renewable energy. (back) Ocean energy can also be harnessed from waves, open-ocean currents (sometimes called hydrokinetic), tides, and ocean thermal and salinity gradients. Cover image copyright Cameron Davis/Corbis.
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Volume 23 Issue 02

An Overview of Ocean Renewable Energy Technologies
By Roger Bedard , Paul T. Jacobson, Mirko Previsic , Walter Musial , and Robert Varley

Technological Challenges to Commercial-Scale Application of Marine Renewables
By Greg Beaudoin, Derek Robertson, Ronan Doherty, Dean Corren, Bill Staby, and Laurie Meyer

Centers for Marine Renewable Energy in Europe and North America
By Markus Mueller, Henry Jeffrey , Robin Wallace, and Annette von Jouanne

Ocean Space, Ocean Place: The Human Dimensions of Wave Energy in Oregon
By Flaxen Conway, John Stevenson, Daniel Hunter , Maria Stefanovich, Holly Campbell , Zack Covell , and Yao Yin

Op-eds. 2010. Oceanography 23(2):106–111, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2010.50.


The Volume of Earth's Ocean
By Matthew A. Charette and Walter H.F. Smith

Special Issue Guest Editors

Elisa Chae, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Annette von Jouanne, Oregon State University
Ted Brekken, Oregon State University
Ellen Ternes, NOAA
Kerry Kehoe, NOAA
Ralph Lopez, NOAA
Benjamin Baron-Taltre, NOAA
Whitney Blanchard, NOAA
MaryLee Haughwout, NOAA
Carleigh Rodriguez, NOAA


Production of this issue was funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.