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Climate Variability and Impacts

Donald M. Anderson,  Senior Scientist
Biology,  WHOI
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phytoplankton, harmful algal blooms

Magdalena Andres,  Associate Scientist
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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observational oceanography, PIES, western boundary currents, wind driven circulation

Carin J. Ashjian,  Senior Scientist
Biology,  WHOI
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zooplankton

Andrew D. Ashton,  Associate Scientist
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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coastal processes, geomorphology

Joan M. Bernhard,  Senior Scientist
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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biogeochemical sedimentology, foraminiferal ecology and paleoecology

Amy S. Bower,  Senior Scientist and Department Chair
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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dense overflows, Lagrangian floats, Gulf Stream

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

Ken O. Buesseler,  Senior Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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carbon cycle science, colloid chemistry, environmental biogeochemistry, geochemistry, global change, isotope geochemistry, nuclear and radioactive waste disposal, ocean tracers, particle fluxes, radiochemistry

Claudia Cenedese,  Senior Scientist
J. Seward Johnson Chair, Education Coordinator
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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geophysical fluid dynamics, laboratory experiments, eddies, coastal circulation

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

Ke Chen,  Assistant Scientist
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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Coastal Ocean Dynamics, Coastal and Large-Scale Connections, Physical-Biological Interactions, Mesoscale Eddies, Numerical Modeling

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

Anne Cohen,  Associate Scientist
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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biomineralization, ocean acidification, paleoceanography, low temperature geochemistry

Alan Condron,  Assistant Scientist
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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climate modeling, paleoclimate, icebergs, sea ice, abrupt climate change

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

Sarah B. Das,  Associate Scientist
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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glaciology; paleoclimatology

Ann Dunlea,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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Biogeochemistry of marine sediment, paleoceanography/paleoclimatology, cycling of elements between seawater and sediment, monsoon variability, dust and volcanic ash fluxes, multivariate statistics

Virginia Edgcomb,  Associate Scientist
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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marine microbial ecology, symbioses, OMZs, deep biosphere

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

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

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

Mick Follows,  Associate Professor
Chair, Joint Committee for Biological Oceanography
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences,  MIT
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ocean circulation, biogeochemical cycles, numerical modeling, observations

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

Glen G. Gawarkiewicz,  Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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Jake Gebbie,  Associate Scientist
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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climate dynamics, paleoceanography, interannual to multidecadal variability, numerical modeling, inverse methods

Liviu Giosan,  Associate Scientist
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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coastal processes; sedimentology

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

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

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

Stephanie Jenouvrier,  Associate Scientist
Biology,  WHOI
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seabirds, climate change, population ecology

Houshuo Jiang,  Senior Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering,  WHOI
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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

Hyewon Kim,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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microbial oceanography, numerical modeling, physical-biological coupling, global carbon and biogeochemical cycles, climate change, and polar research

Elizabeth B. Kujawinski,  Senior Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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organic geochemistry, microbial ecology, high-resolution mass spectrometry, biogeochemical cycles, bacterial-protozoan interactions

Mark D. Kurz,  Senior Scientist
Director, NOSAMS
Geochronology and Radioisotopes,  WHOI
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hard-rock geochemistry

Young-Oh Kwon,  Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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ocean’s role in climate, climate variability, large-scale circulation, mode water

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

Ted Maksym,  Associate Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering,  WHOI
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sea ice, polar regions, ice-ocean-atmosphere interactions, polar technology

Olivier Marchal,  Senior Scientist
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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paleoceanography; paleoclimatology

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

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

Dennis J. McGillicuddy Jr.,  Senior Scientist and Department Chair
Biogeochemistry,  WHOI
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mesoscale dynamics, upper ocean processes, numerical modeling

Ann McNichol,  Senior Research Specialist
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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radiocarbon, carbon cycle science, organic geochemistry

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

Mark G. Neubert,  Senior Scientist
Biology,  WHOI
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mathematical ecology

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

Delia W. Oppo,  Senior Scientist
Associate Dean
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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paleoceanography; paleoclimatology

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

Robert S. Pickart,  Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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western boundary currents, ventilation, deep convection

Jesús Pineda,  Senior Scientist
Biology,  WHOI
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larval ecology, benthic ecology

David Ralston,  Associate Scientist
Chair, Joint Committee for Applied Ocean Science & Engineering
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering,  WHOI
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estuarine physics, sediment transport, physical-biological interactions

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

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

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

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

Michael A. Spall,  Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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numerical modeling, mesoscale flows, boundary currents

Adam V. Subhas,  Assistant Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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carbon cycle, calcium carbonate, biomineralization, sediment geochemistry

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

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

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

Zhaohui Aleck Wang,  Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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carbonate system, CO2 system, inorganic carbon, pH, pCO2, DIC, alkalinity, chemical sensors, CO2 flux, nutrients, carbon cycle, chemical oceanography, coastal biogeochemistry, marine chemistry

Scott Wankel,  Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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nitrogen cycling, links between redox cycling of metals and nitrogen/carbon, biogeochemistry of coastal and seafloor vent/seep systems, stable isotope biogeochemistry

Jiayan Yang,  Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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Arctic ocean, marginal seas, ocean modeling, climate

Lisan Yu,  Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography,  WHOI
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climate, equatorial dynamics

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

Seth Zippel,  Assistant Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering,  WHOI
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Waves, Wave-Ice Interactions, Wave-Current Interactions, Turbulence, Ocean and Atmospheric Boundary Layers, Air-Sea Interactions

Retired/Emeritus Faculty

Hal Caswell,  Scientist Emeritus
Biology,  WHOI
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mathematical ecology, population biology

David M. Glover,  Emeritus Research Scholar
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry,  WHOI
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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

Lloyd D. Keigwin, Jr.,  Emeritus Research Scholar
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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paleoceanography; paloeclimatology

Timothy K. Stanton,  Scientist Emeritus
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering,  WHOI
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acoustic scattering, marine organisms, sea ice, scattering models

Ralph A. Stephen,  Emeritus Research Scholar
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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marine seismology; geoacoustics

William G. Thompson,  Scientist Emeritus
Geology & Geophysics,  WHOI
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Peter H. Wiebe,  Scientist Emeritus
Biology,  WHOI
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zooplankton