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Research Topics

MPL researchers are involved in most of the 75 research topics established by Scripps Institution of Oceanography within its three research sections, Biology, Earth, and Oceans & Atmosphere.  Listed below are the most popular for MPL's researchers.

 

Acoustics and Infrasound

Grant Deane ・ Peter Gerstoft ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Heechun Song ・ Dale Stokes ・ Aaron Thode

 

Applied Ocean Sciences

David Chadwell ・ Gerald D'Spain ・ Grant Deane ・ Peter Gerstoft ・ John Hildebrand ・ William Hodgkiss ・ Jules Jaffe ・ Jennifer MacKinnon ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Jerry Smith ・ Heechun Song ・ Dale Stokes ・ Dariusz Stramski ・ Aaron Thode ・ Sean Wiggins ・ Andrew Lucas ・ Matthew Alford ・ Ana Sirovic

 

Autonomous Ocean Platforms and Global Observing Systems

Gerald D'Spain ・ John Hildebrand ・ Jules Jaffe ・ Ken Melville ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Jerry Smith ・ Eric Terrill ・ Sean Wiggins ・ Andrew Lucas ・ Ana Sirovic

 

Coastal Oceanography

Matthew Alford ・ Jennifer MacKinnon ・ Ken Melville ・ Jerry Smith ・ Eric Terrill ・ Andrew Lucas

 

Internal Waves and Ocean Mixing

Matthew Alford ・ William Kuperman ・ Andrew Lucas ・ Jennifer MacKinnon ・​ Ken Melville ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Jerry Smith

 

Marine Mammal Biology

Simone Baumann-Pickering ・ John Hildebrand ・ Dale Stokes ・ Aaron Thode ・ Sean Wiggins ・ Ana Sirovic

 

Nonlinear and Surface Waves

Grant Deane ・ Peter Gerstoft ・ William Kuperman ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Jerry Smith ・ Heechun Song

 

Ocean Acoustics

Simone Baumann-Pickering ・ Michael Buckingham ・ David Chadwell ・ Gerald D'Spain ・ Peter Gerstoft ・ John Hildebrand ・ William Hodgkiss ・ William Kuperman ・ Ken Melville ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Jerry Smith ・ Heechun Song ・ Eric Terrill ・ Aaron Thode ・ Sean Wiggins ・ Ana Sirovic

 

Ocean Instrumentation and Technology

Matthew Alford ・ Michael Buckingham ・ Andrew Dickson ・ William Hodgkiss ・ Jules Jaffe ・ Ken Melville ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Jerry Smith ・ Dariusz Stramski ・ Eric Terrill ・ Sean Wiggins ・ Andrew Lucas

 

Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions

Jennifer MacKinnon ・ Ken Melville ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Jerry Smith ・ Eric Terrill

 

Physical Oceanography

Matthew Alford ・ Jennifer MacKinnon ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Jerry Smith ・ Heechun Song

 

Population and Community Ecology

Simone Baumann-Pickering ・ Gerald D'Spain ・ Ana Sirovic

 

Upper Ocean and Submesoscale Processes

Andrew Lucas ・ Jennifer MacKinnon ・ Ken Melville ・ Rob Pinkel ・ Jerry Smith