Preface: Developments in the science and history of tides

Philip L. Woodworth, J. A. Mattias Green, Richard D. Ray, John M. Huthnance
2021 Ocean Science (OS)  
Abstract. This special issue marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Liverpool Tidal Institute (LTI), one of a number of important scientific developments in 1919. The preface gives a brief history of how the LTI came about and the roles of its first two directors, Joseph Proudman and Arthur Doodson. It also gives a short overview of the research on tides at the LTI through the years. Summaries are given of the 26 papers in the special issue. It will be seen that the topics of many
more » ... them could be thought of as providing a continuation of the research first undertaken at the LTI. Altogether, they provide an interesting snapshot of work on tides now being made by groups around the world.
doi:10.5194/os-17-809-2021 fatcat:zkf5sxagevamxouwafkwu7e2my