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

Boas, A. B. V.; Ardhuin, F.; Ayet, A.; Bourassa, M. A.; Brandt, P.; Chapron, B.; Cornuelle, B. D.; Farrar, J. T.; Fewings, M. R.; Fox-Kemper, B.; Gille, S. T.; Gommenginger, C.; Heimbach, P.; Hell, M. C.; Li, Q.; Mazloff, M. R.; Merrifield, S. T.; Mouche, A.; Rio, M. H.; Rodriguez, E.; Shutler, J. D.; Subramanian, A. C.; Terrill, E. J.; Tsamados, M.; Ubelmann, C.; van Sebille, E.
Vittori, G.; Blondeaux, P.; Coco, G.; Guza, R. T.