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Project Description

University of Washington

Contact Info

University of Washington
Oceanography & Atmospheric Sciences
School of Oceanography
Box 357940
Seattle, WA 98195

Peter Rhines

Phone: (206) 543-0593
Fax: 206-543-6073
Email: rhines@ocean.washington.edu
Website: www.ocean.washington.edu/people/faculty/rhines/rhines.html

Fields of Interest

Geophysical fluid dynamics (including a large GFD lab effort); climate of the high latitudes, circulation and fresh-water dynamics; deep-sea observations; storm tracks in the atmosphere

Description of Scientific Projects

Dynamics of synoptic-scale eddies, storm tracks, jet streams in observations, models and GFD lab experiments; nonlinear Rossby waves; NASA satellite altimetry science team, applied to the gyre circulation and climate change of the subpolar oceans; mixing in rotating stratified fluids, dense ocean overflows.

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