University of Rhode Island

Graduate School of Oceanography

Physical Oceanography

Narragansett, Rhode Island  02882

Welcome to the home page for the "RAFOS Float Group" in the Physical Oceanography Department at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography. Members of the group, headed by Dr. Tom Rossby, are listed below. Our research activities focus on the dynamics and kinematics of ocean currents, mainly in the Gulf Stream and North Atlantic Current (NAC) regions and Nordic Seas, and on instrumentation development. Learn more about our research activities by clicking below. This page is currently under construction, so is continually being revised. For comments or questions, please contact Sandra Anderson-Fontana (

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