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Geophysical Dynamics


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. 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 Niño 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. 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. Vasu Misra

Meteorology
Climate variability and predictability

Dr. Mainak Mookherjee

Geology
Properties of Earth materials at deep Earth conditions using experiments, first principle simulations, understanding of the water budget in the deep Earth

Dr. Sharon E. Nicholson

Meteorology
Tropical meteorology

Dr. Jaap Nienhuis

Geology
Morphodynamic modelling, sediment transport, river deltas and estuaries, tidal inlets and barrier islands, bedforms

Dr. Peter S. Ray

Meteorology
Physical meteorology, doppler radar, microphysical retrieval, cloud modeling

Dr. Kevin Speer

Oceanography
Deep currents and polar circulation

Dr. Philip Sura

Meteorology
Stochastic-dynamical understanding of extreme climate events

Dr. Allison Wing

Meteorology
Tropical convection and climate, tropical cyclones

Dr. Zhaohua Wu

Meteorology
Atmospheric and climate dynamics

Dr. Ming Ye

Geology
Hydrogeology, groundwater reactive transport modeling, uncertainty quantification, geostatistics