Research Oceanographer and Senior Lecturer in Climate Sciences

Section Head, Oceans and Atmosphere

Research Interests

  • Ocean modeling, data assimilation, and predictability
  • Coupled ocean-atmosphere modeling and predictability
  • California Current System dynamics and ecosystem response
  • Pacific Ocean decadal variability and ecosystem response
  • Long-period tides, tsunami, and barotropic normal modes


  • B.S., Florida Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D., UCSD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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