Oceans and Atmosphere

Nonlinear and Surface Waves

Propagation and dynamics of waves in the ocean, including the effects of stratification, rotation, topography, wind, and nonlinearity.  (Drake Passage wave photo: Maria Stenzel)

Centers, Labs, and Projects

Air Sea Interaction Lab
The primary area of research is air-sea interaction, including the topics of surface wave dynamics, air-sea fluxes, upper ocean turbulence, including Langmuir circulations, and the remote sensing of ocean surface phenomena using electromagnetic and acoustic techniques.

Recent Publications

Vittori, G.; Blondeaux, P.; Coco, G.; Guza, R. T.
Roarty, H.; Cook, T.; Hazard, L.; George, D.; Harlan, J.; Cosoli, S.; Wyatt, L.; Fanjul, E. A.; Terrill, E.; Otero, M.; Largier, J.; Glenn, S.; Ebuchi, N.; Whitehouse, B.; Bartlett, K.; Mader, J.; Rubio, A.; Corgnati, L.; Mantovani, C.; Griffa, A.; Reyes, E.; Lorente, P.; Flores-Vidal, X.; Saavedra-Matta, K. J.; Rogowski, P.; Prukpitikul, S.; Lee, S. H.; Lai, J. W.; Guerin, C. A.; Sanchez, J.; Hansen, B.; Grilli, S.