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Environmental Science


Dr. Jon E. Ahlquist

Meteorology
Atmospheric predictability, statistics, weathercasting

Dr. Amy Baco-Taylor

Oceanography
Marine molecular ecology, benthic ecology, deep-sea coral ecology, conservation of benthic marine invertebrates

Dr. Mark A. Bourassa

Meteorology
Air/Sea Interaction and Observing Systems, Remote sensing, boundary-layer meteorology, tropical meteorology

Dr. Ming Cai

Meteorology
Dynamics of global mass circulation, climate change, stratosphere-troposphere coupling

Dr. Jeff Chagnon

Meteorology
Mid-latitude dynamics, numerical modeling

Dr. Jeff Chanton

Oceanography
Chemical oceanography, geochemistry, environmental geology

Dr. Eric Chassignet

Oceanography
Emphasis on the study of thermohaline circulation, western boundary currents, associated eddies and their impact on the world ocean circulation

Dr. Allan J. Clarke

Oceanography
Climate dynamics, El NiƱo predictions, equatorial shelf water dynamics, sea-level rise

Dr. William Dewar

Oceanography
Dyanmics of the ocean at scales from 100 km to 10,000 km, or from the deformation scale to the basin scale

Dr. Henry Fuelberg

Meteorology
Synoptic and mesometeorology, lightning, long-range transport of pollutants and emissions

Dr. Mariana Fuentes

Oceanography
Conservation planning, natural resource management, anthropogenic and climate change impacts on marine mega-fauna, especially marine turtles

Dr. Robert Hart

Meteorology
Tropical cyclones, cyclone genesis and development, tropical-extratropical interactions, statistical and numerical weather prediction, visualization techniques

Dr. Christopher Holmes

Meteorology
Atmospheric chemistry, climate change, atmosphere-surface interactions

Dr. Markus Huettel

Oceanography
Benthic ecology, ecology of coastal and shelf environments with emphasis on processes in the sediments and at the sediment-water interface

Dr. Angela Knapp

Oceanography
Nitrogen cycling, marine biogeochemistry, isotope geochemistry, nitrogen fixation

Dr. William M. Landing

Oceanography
Biogeochemical cycling of trace elements

Dr. Sven Kranz

Oceanography
Phytoplankton ecology, antarctic and tropical oceanic primary production, photosynthesis, nutrient acquisition by phytoplankton, nitrogen fixation by cynobacteria

Dr. Guosheng Liu

Meteorology
Radiative transfer, satellite remote sensing and applications to forecasting and climate research

Dr. Vasu Misra

Meteorology
Climate variability and predictability

Dr. Sharon E. Nicholson

Meteorology
Tropical meteorology

Dr. Jeremy Owens

Geology
Paleooceanography and paleoclimatology, biogeochemistry, isotope geochemistry, stratigraphy and sedimentary geochemistry

Dr. Vincent J.M. Salters

Geology
Trace element and isotope geochemistry

Dr. Robert Spencer

Oceanography
Biogeochemistry

Dr. Mike Stukel

Oceanography
The biological pump, plankton trophic dynamics, the balance of new and export production, Th-234 flux, biogeochemical modeling

Dr. Philip Sura

Meteorology
Stochastic-dynamical understanding of extreme climate events

Dr. Yang Wang

Geology
Paleoclimate and paleoecology, food webs in modern and fossil ecosystems, biogeochemical cycling of carbon and nutrients

Dr. Allison Wing

Meteorology
Tropical convection and climate, tropical cyclones

Dr. Zhaohua Wu

Meteorology
Atmospheric and climate dynamics

Dr. Seth Young

Geology
Stratigragraphy and sedimentary geochemistry, stable isotope biogeochemistry, paleoceanography and paleoclimatology, carbon and sulfur cycling