Welcome to the Physical Oceanography Seminar Series Schedule. Below is a list of seminars scheduled for the 2005-2006 academic year. Unless otherwise stated, these seminars will be held on Fridays at 10:30 A.M. in the Corless Auditorium of the Watkins Building at the Graduate School of Oceanography.




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October 2005

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Columbus Day!


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Dr. Steven Holbrook, University of Wyoming

"Seismic Oceanography: Imaging Thermohaline Finestructure with Reflection Seismology"

Host: Yang Shen
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Igor Kamenkovich, University of Washington

"Global influence of the Southern Ocean"

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November 2005

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Professor James Edson,
University of Connecticut

"Investigations of Momentum, Heat and Mass Exchange Near the Air-Sea Interface"

Host: Tetsu Hara
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No Presentation- Veterans' Day


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Hemantha Wijesekera,
Oregon State University

"Heavy Rainfall Over Warm Eddies in the Eastern Pacific Warm Pool"

Host: David Hebert
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No Presentation-
Happy Thanksgiving!





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December 2005

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Dr. Denny Kirwan,
University of Delaware

"The short life and violent death of Eddy Fourchon"

Host: Mark Prater
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January 2006

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!
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Dimitris Menemenlis,
CalTech

"Atlantic to Mediterranean sea level difference driven by winds near Gibraltar Strait"

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February 2006

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Dr. K-I Chang,
Seoul National University

"Current Measurements in the East China Sea with Moored ADCP's"

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March 2006

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Jae-Hun Park, URI

"Nonisostatic Ocean Response to Atmospheric Pressure Observed by Bottom Pressure Measurements - in a marginal sea and the open ocean"

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Dr. Karen Wishner,
Inagural Lecture in Corless Auditorium at 12:30 PM
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George Veronis,
Yale University

"Double Diffusion Experiments and Their Energetics"

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Shinichiro Kida,
MIT

"Beta-plumes Driven by Marginal Sea Outflows, With Potential Applications to the Azores Current"

Host: Kathy Donohue



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Dr. David Chelidze,
University of Rhode Island

"Reconstructing slow-times dynamics from fast-time measurements"

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Dr. Edward Durbin,
Inaugural Lecture in Corless Aud. at 12:30 PM


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Yiyong Luo,
University of Rhode Island

"Inter-gyre communication in the Pacific Ocean"
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Benoit R. Cushman-Roisin,
Dartmouth College

"Beyond Adolf Fick: A New Model for Turbulent Dispersion"

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Qingtao Song, University of Rhode Island

"Surface Wind Response to Oceanic Fronts"

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Isaac Ginis,
University of Rhode Island

"New Advances in Hurricane-Ocean Modeling and Forecasting for the 2006 Hurricane Season"
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Jay F. Shriver,
Stennis Naval Research Laboratory

"A 1/32 degree Real-Time Global Ocean Prediction System"

Host: Randy Watts
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Peter Winsor,
WHOI

"Recent Changes in the Arctic Ocean"

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Dr. Edward J. Walsh, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Topic: "Measuring the sea surface directional wave spectrum of hurricanes with an airborne scanning radar altimeter"

Host: Isaac Ginis
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Jim Churchill,
WHOI

Topic: "Eddies and Upwelling: Mixing It Up over the Slope North of Cape Hatteras"

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Leif Thomas,
WHOI

Topic: "Destruction of Potential Vorticity by Winds: Implications for Mode Water Formation."

Host: Igor Belkin
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