Faculty

Climate and Marine/Terrestrial Ecosystems

Donald M. Anderson, Senior Scientist
Biology, WHOI
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Laboratory of Don Anderson
Red Tide and Harmful Algal Blooms
Ecology of Harmful Algal Blooms (ECOHAB), Gulf of Maine Project
Keywords: phytoplankton, harmful algal blooms

Carin J. Ashjian, Senior Scientist
Biology, WHOI
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Keywords: polar oceanography, polar ecosystems, zooplankton

Joan M. Bernhard, Senior Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: ocean acidification, hypoxia, biogeochemical sedimentology, foraminiferal ecology and paleoecology

Scott C. Doney, Senior Scientist and Department Chair
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, carbon cycle science, climate, computer simulation and modeling, ecosystem dynamics, global change, ocean circulation, ocean tracers, remote sensing

Virginia P. Edgcomb, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: protists, microbial ecology, oxygen depletion, sulfidic water columns and sediments, symbioses

Mick Follows, Associate Professor
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT
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Keywords: ocean circulation, biogeochemical cycles, numerical modeling, observations

Stéphanie Jenouvrier, Assistant Scientist
Biology, WHOI
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Keywords: seabirds ecology, demographic models

Houshuo Jiang, Associate Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, WHOI
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Keywords: Small-scale biological-physical interactions in plankton; Behavioral, physical and sensory ecology of marine organisms; Plankton fluid dynamics; Bio-fluid dynamics; Environmental fluid dynamics; Applied computational fluid dynamics; Atmospheric mesoscale numerical modeling over the Red Sea

Gareth Lawson
, Associate Scientist
Biology, WHOI
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Keywords: zooplankton, ocean acidification, pelagic ecology, fish, predator-prey interactions, acoustics

Dennis J. McGillicuddy Jr., Senior Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, WHOI
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Keywords: physical-biological interactions in the open ocean and coastal margins, mesoscale dynamics, biogeochemical cycling, zooplankton population dynamics, harmful algal blooms, larval transport, numerical modeling

T. Aran Mooney, Associate Scientist
Biology, WHOI
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Keywords: ecophysiology, sensory biology, hearing, physiology, bioacoustics, sensory ecology, marine mammals, squid

Michael G. Neubert, Associate Scientist
Biology, WHOI
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Keywords: mathematical ecology, population dynamics, bioeconomics

Jesús Pineda, Senior Scientist
Biology, WHOI
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Benthic Ecology and Nearshore Oceanography Lab
NO-HYPE: Nearshore/Offshore Hydrodynamics and Population Ecology
Keywords: larval ecology, benthic ecology

Andrew R. Solow, Senior Scientist
Marine Policy Center, WHOI
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Keywords: environmental statistics, statistical ecology

Heidi M. Sosik, Senior Scientist
Biology, WHOI
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Keywords: plankton ecology, time series observations

Climate Reconstructions/Paleoclimate

Andrew D. Ashton, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: coastal processes, geomorphology

Edward A. Boyle, Professor; Joint Program Director
Marine Geochemistry, MIT
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Keywords: paleoceanography; trace element geochemistry; sediment geochemistry

Sarah B. Das, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: glaciology, paleoclimatology, polar climate, cryosphere processes

Virginia P. Edgcomb, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: marine subsurface biosphere, microbial ecology of microbialites

Jake Gebbie, Associate Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: climate dynamics, paleoceanography, interannual to multidecadal variability, numerical modeling, inverse methods

Liviu Giosan, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: sedimentary systems dynamics, climate-landscapes-civilizations, tertiary-quaternary geology and paleoceanography, deltas and river mouth processes, coastal morphodynamics, marginal seas (Black Sea)

Weifu Guo, Assistant Scientist
Geology & Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: clumped isotope geochemistry, paleoceanography, biomineralization, isotope biogeochemistry, global change

Konrad Hughen, Senior Scientist
Geochronology and Radioisotopes, WHOI
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Keywords: carbon cycle science, geochemical modeling, geochemistry, geochronology, global change, paleoceanography, quaternary geology, trace elements

Lloyd D. Keigwin, Jr., Senior Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: paleoceanography; paleoclimatology

Mark D. Kurz, Senior Scientist
Geochronology and Radioisotopes, WHOI
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Keywords: quaternary geochronology, geomorphology, paleoclimate, cosmogenic nuclides

Olivier Marchal, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: large-scale ocean circulation, inverse methods, state estimation in (paleo-)oceanography, numerical and laboratory models, non-conservative processes and chemical tracers

David McGee, Assistant Professor
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT
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Keywords: paleoclimatology, isotope geochemistry, U-Th geochronology

Delia W. Oppo, Senior Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: paleocenaography; paleoclimatology

Bernhard Peucker-Ehrenbrink, Senior Scientist
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: geochemistry, global element cycles, hard-rock geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, mantle geochemistry, sedimentary geochemistry, trace elements

William G. Thompson, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: sea level, paleoclimate

Dynamics of the Climate System (Ocean, Atmosphere, Cryosphere)

Magdalena Andres, Associate Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: PDO, iceberg tracking, observational oceanography, PIES, western boundary currents, wind driven circulation

Mark D. Behn, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: geodynamics, geophysics

Amy S. Bower, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: meridional overturning circulation, dense overflows, Lagrangian observations

Claudia Cenedese, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: Arctic Ocean, high-latitudes, deep overflows, mixing, eddies, boundary currents, geophysical fluid dynamics

Matt Charette, Senior Scientist
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: coastal groundwater, environmental biogeochemistry, environmental chemistry, estuarine sciences, global change, nutrient chemistry, ocean tracers, radiochemistry

Carol Anne Clayson, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: energy and water cycles, air-sea fluxes, ocean and atmospheric boundary layers, air-sea feedbacks, turbulence modeling, remote sensing

Sarah B. Das, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: glaciology, paleoclimatology, polar climate, cryosphere processes

Scott C. Doney, Senior Scientist and Department Chair
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, carbon cycle science, climate, computer simulation and modeling, ecosystem dynamics, global change, ocean circulation, ocean tracers, remote sensing

Steve Elgar, Senior Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, WHOI
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Keywords: nearshore, surfzone, sediment, morphological processes

Kerry A. Emanuel, Professor
Tropical Meteorology and Climate, MIT
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Keywords: global climate, tropical cyclone activity

Raffaele Ferrari, Associate Professor of Oceanography
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT
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Keywords: upper ocean processes, mixing, stirring, geophysical fluid dynamics

Glen G. Gawarkiewicz, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: impact of hurricanes/typhoons, recent shelf/slope circulation in NE, coastal circulation, polar oceanography, numerical modeling, SeaSoar

Jake Gebbie, Associate Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: climate dynamics, paleoceanography, interannual to multidecadal variability, numerical modeling, inverse methods

Steve R. Jayne, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: western boundary currents, remote sensing, climate

Young-Oh Kwon, Associate Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: ocean's role in climate, climate variability, large-scale circulation, mode water

Amala Mahadevan, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: Physical-biological interactions, upper ocean processes, fronts and eddies

Ted Maksym, Assistant Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, WHOI
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Keywords: sea ice, polar regions, ice-ocean-atmosphere interactions, polar technology

Olivier Marchal, Associate Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: large-scale ocean circulation, inverse methods, state estimation in (paleo-)oceanography, numerical and laboratory models, non-conservative processes and chemical tracers

John Marshall, Professor
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT
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Keywords: ocean modeling, climate, biogeochemical cycles, geophysical fluid dynamics

Robert S. Pickart, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: boundary current dynamics, shelf-basin interaction, water mass formation/transformation at high latitudes

David Ralston, Associate Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, WHOI
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Keywords: estuarine physics, sediment transport, physical-biological interactions

Hyodae Seo, Associate Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: Air-sea interactions, Coupled climate dynamics and modeling, Regional climate variability and change

Hanumant Singh, Senior Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, WHOI
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Keywords: computer vision, system architecture, algorithms for acoustic and optical imaging, underwater vehicle system architecture, communications, docking

Michael A. Spall, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: numerical modeling, mesoscale flows, boundary currents, thermohaline circulation, buoyancy-driven flows

Ralph A. Stephen, Senior Scientist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: marine seismology, geoacoustics, seismic observations of ice-shelf stability

Fiamma Straneo, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: ice sheet/ocean interactions, overturning/thermohaline circulation, dense water formation, ocean circulation and climate of the high latitude North Atlantic, Arctic

John M. Toole, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: mixing, general circulation, instrumentation

John H. Trowbridge, Senior Scientist and Department Chair
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering, WHOI
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Keywords: geophysical boundary layers, mechanics of sediment transport, shelf and nearshore processes

Caroline Ummenhofer, Associate Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: climate variability, hydrological cycle, monsoon systems, extratopical climate dynamics, hydroclimate paleo reconstructions of the last millennium, droughts and agriculture

Jiayan Yang, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: general ocean circulation and its role in climate, atmosphere-ice-ocean interactions in the Arctic, interactions between marginal seas and the open ocean

Lisan Yu, Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: satellite remote sensing of ocean surface wind, temperature, and salinity, radiant energy balance and air-sea heat fluxes, ocean water cycle, air-sea interactions, and climate dynamics

Dick K.P. Yue, Professor
Mechanical Engineering, MIT
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Keywords: vortex dynamics, wave kinematics, hydromechanics

Carbon Cycle and Biogeochemistry

Ken O. Buesseler, Senior Scientist
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Cafe Thorium
Keywords, carbon cycle science, colloid chemistry, environmental biogeochemistry, geochemistry, global change, isotope geochemistry, nuclear and radioactive waste disposal, ocean tracers, particle fluxes,

Matt Charette, Senior Scientist
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: coastal groundwater, environmental biogeochemistry, environmental chemistry, estuarine sciences, global change, nutrient chemistry, ocean tracers, radiochemistry

John W.H. Dacey, Associate Scientist
Biology, WHOI
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Keywords: biogeochemistry

Scott C. Doney, Senior Scientist and Department Chair
Marine Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, carbon cycle science, climate, computer simulation and modeling, ecosystem dynamics, global change, ocean circulation, ocean tracers, remote sensing

Mick Follows, Associate Professor
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT
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Keywords: ocean circulation, biogeochemical cycles, numerical modeling, observations

Valier Galy, Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geology, WHOI
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Keywords: global carbon cycle, organic carbon, rivers, erosion, paleoclimate, biomarkers, radiocarbon, stable isotopes

David M. Glover, Senior Research Specialist
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, carbon cycle science, carbon dioxide, computer simulation and modeling, geochemical modeling, global change, nutrient chemistry, ocean chemistry, ocean tracers, particle fluxes, remote sensing, seawater properties

Weifu Guo, Assistant Scientist
Geology & Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: clumped isotope geochemistry, paleoceanography, biomineralization, isotope biogeochemistry, global change

Konrad Hughen, Senior Scientist
Geochronology and Radioisotopes, WHOI
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Keywords: carbon cycle science, geochemical modeling, geochemistry, geochronology, global change, paleoceanography, quaternary geology, trace elements

Elizabeth B. Kujawinski, Associate Scientist
Chair, Joint Committee for Chemical Oceanography
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: marine organic carbon cycle, biological-chemical interactions, organic geochemistry, microbial ecology, high-resolution mass spectrometry, biogeochemical cycles, bacterial-protozoan interactions

Ann McNichol, Senior Research Specialist
Geology and Geophysics, WHOI
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Keywords: radiocarbon, carbon cycle science, organic geochemistry

Tracy Mincer, Associate Scientist
Chemical Oceanography, WHOI
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Keywords: volatile organic compound production, phytoplankton, methanol production and consumption, natural products chemistry, infochemical, chemical signaling, microbial interactions

David (Roo) Nicholson, Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: air-sea exchange, autonomous observations, biogeochemical cycles, carbon cycle science, ecosystem modeling, gas tracers, geochemical modeling, global change, isotope geochemistry, primary production

Mak Saito, Associate Scientist
Biogeochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: Trace element biogeochemistry, metal-microbes interactions, cyanobacteriology, marine metalloenzymes, environmental genomics and proteomics, evolution of biogeochemical cycles

Amanda Spivak, Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: sediment biogeochemistry, ecosystem functioning, trophic dynamics, carbon cycling, estuary, wetlands

Zhaohui Aleck Wang, Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, WHOI
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Keywords: carbonate system, CO2, inorganic carbon, pH, DIC, alkalinity, chemical sensors, CO2 flux, nutrients, carbon cycle, chemical oceanography, coastal biogeochemistry, marine chemistry

Scott Wankel, Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geology, WHOI
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Keywords: nitrogen cycling, links between redox cycling of metals and nitrogen/carbon, biogeochemistry of coastal and seafloor vent/seep systems, stable isotope biogeochemistry, dynamics of nitrous oxide, in situ instrumentation, numerical modeling of stable isotope systems

Emeritus/Retired Faculty

Hal Caswell, Scientist Emeritus
Biology, WHOI
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NO-HYPE: Nearshore/Offshore Hydrodynamics and Population Ecology
Keywords: mathematical ecology, population biology

Timothy K. Stanton, Scientist Emeritus
Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering, WHOI
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Press release: http://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=7545&tid=282&cid=70786&ct=162
Keywords: fish

Peter H. Wiebe, Scientist Emeritus
Biology, WHOI
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U.S. GLOBEC Georges Bank Information
Keywords: zooplankton