Present & Future Oceans
Ed BoyleProfessor of Ocean Geochemistry; Director of WHOI-MIT Joint Program Home Phone: 617-253-2288home Personal Email: email@example.comINTERNET Interest Areas: chemical oceanography, biogeochemistry Website Website
Marine chemistry: distribution of trace elements in the ocean and their use as paleochemical tracers; response of the ocean to anthropogenic lead emissions; relation between dust, iron in the ocean, and marine biological activity.
Kerry EmanuelCecil and Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science Home Phone: (617) 253-2462home Personal Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET Interest Areas: atmospheric convection, hurricanes Website Website
Atmospheric convection; interaction of hurricanes with the ocean.
Raffaele FerrariBreene M. Kerr Professor of Oceanography Home Phone: (617) 253-1291home Personal Email: raffaele@MIT.EDUINTERNET Interest Areas: physical oceanography, paleoclimate, biological oceanography Website Website
Ocean circulation: dynamics of the ocean and climate, atmospheric and oceanic turbulence, air-sea interactions, the energetics of the ocean circulation, the impact of ocean physics on biology, and paleoclimate.
Mick FollowsAssociate Professor Home Phone: (617) 253-5939home Personal Email: email@example.comINTERNET Interest Areas: biogeochemistry, ocean circulation Website Website
Models of interactions of ocean circulation, biogeochemical cycles and marine ecosystems.
Patrick HeimbachPrincipal Research Scientist Home Phone: (617) 253-5259home Personal Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET Interest Areas: ocean and ice, inverse methods Website Website
Ocean circulation and its role in the global climate system; the dynamics of sea ice, ice sheets, and glaciers.
Christopher N. HillPrincipal Research Engineer Home Phone: (617) 253-6430home Personal Email: email@example.comINTERNET Interest Areas: ocean modeling, computation Website Website
Ocean modeling: development of software, computing infrastructure and numerical algorithms for simulation of atmospheric, oceanic and geophysical flows.
Pierre LermusiauxAssociate Professor in Ocean Utilization Home Phone: (617) 324-5172home Personal Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET Interest Areas: modeling systems, ocean dynamics Website Website
Ocean modeling and data assimilation techniques to quantify regional ocean dynamics on multiple scales; new methods for multiscale modeling, uncertainty quantification, data assimilation and the guidance of autonomous vehicles.
John MarshallCecil and Ida Green Professor of Oceanography Home Phone: (617) 253-9615home Personal Email: email@example.comINTERNET Interest Areas: oceanography, climate dynamics Website Website
Climate and the general circulation of the atmosphere and oceans; development of mathematical and numerical models of key physical and biogeochemical processes, oceans and climate, and paleoclimate.
Thomas PeacockAssociate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Home Phone: (617) 258-0736home Personal Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET Interest Areas: fluid dynamics, stratified flows Website Website
Laboratory experiments to obtain insight into all manner of dynamical phenomena, from micro-scale diffusive processes to global-scale oceanic wave fields.
Paola RizzoliProfessor of Physical Oceanography Home Phone: (617) 253-2451home Personal Email: email@example.comINTERNET Interest Areas: general circulation, climate modeling Website Website
Climate; general ocean circulation and ecosystem models developed through mathematical numerical models.
Janelle R. ThompsonAssistant Professor in Ocean Utilization Home Phone: (617) 324.5268home Personal Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET Interest Areas: microbial ecology, microbial oceanography Website Website
Microbial oceanography: study of the relationship between the structure of microbial communities and their function using molecular biology, genomics, and genetics.
Carl WunschCecil and Ida Green Professor of Physical Oceanography Home Phone: (617) 253-5937home Personal Email: email@example.comINTERNET Interest Areas: ocean circulation, climate Website Website
Understanding ocean circulation and its implications for climate and paleoclimate by combining global general circulation models and the recently available global data sets.