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Climate 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. Ming Cai

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

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. 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. 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. Jaap Nienhuis

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

Dr. Leroy Odom

Geology
Geochronology, ESR dosimitry and thermometry

Dr. Jeremy Owens

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