Wenrui Jiang joins the group

Wenrui Jiang has joined the research group as a graduate student in dynamical oceanography. Wenrui graduated last spring from the Fudan International School in Shanghai, China. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Earth & Planetary Sciences with a minor in Computer & Information Sciences. Welcome to JHU Wenrui!

Atousa Saberi Wins Benton Award

The EPS department has awarded Atousa Saberi the George S. Benton Graduate Student Award! This award is given on an annual basis for the best published (or submitted) paper emerging from research in meteorology and fluid mechanics performed as an EPS graduate student. Atousa won for her paper on ‚ÄúLagrangian Perspective on the Origins of […]

What “Oceanography” really means

I’m a Scouts BSA Counsellor for the Oceanography Merit Badge. My son recently had his Eagle Scout Court of Honor and my wife (who’s not an oceanographer) and I were looking at his 37 merit badge patches. She came across his Oceanography patch (see image) but didn’t know what it was for. She started guessing. […]

Johns Hopkins Magazine Feature

Our group’s work on Denmark Strait overflow and Arctic-Subarctic Ocean climate dynamics is featured in the latest Johns Hopkins Magazine. The issue is devoted to the Oceans at JHU, and there are several other fascinating stories on marine research by our esteemed Hopkins colleagues and by our illustrious alumni!

Atousa’s Reflections on Teaching

Atousa Saberi has published a blog post on her experience teaching an undergraduate class for the first time. She was supported by a Dean’s Teaching Fellowship in Fall 2020 and taught Natural Hazards. Great work Atousa!

Nordic Seas Heat and Salt Redistribution

Collaborator Mike Spall has published a paper in Progress in Oceanography with Mattia Almansi and Tom. The paper shows that the dominant exchange between within the Nordic Seas is an export of warm, salty water from the Norwegian Sea into the Greenland and Iceland Seas, with both the mean cyclonic boundary current system and eddy […]

Ali Siddiqui in action at sea

Ali is participating in the 2021 GO-SHIP A22 expedition on the R/V Thompson to the western North Atlantic Ocean. He’s a CTD watch stander and working with the LADCP. Here, he’s in action with a sofar spotter metocean buoy. It may look like he threw it over the side, but in fact he’s using Jedi […]

New cyber-infrastructure project funded

Tom is Co-PI on a new NSF cyber-infrastructure project. The project will build a public data-base of fluid dynamics simulations, including submesoscale ocean circulation (for example, Langmuir turbulence, as depicted, from co-PI Sullivan et al. 2012). The team is led by Charles Meneveau, with Hopkins, Georgia Tech, and NCAR collaborators. Read about the project here.

Is Computational Oceanography Coming of Age?

The Poseidon Project team has published a commentary in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society with the title above. Read the article here to find out why we think the answer is YES!

Paper on Coastal Trapped Waves along the Southeast Greenland Coast

Associate Research Scientist Renske Gelderloos has published a paper in JPO on Coastal Trapped Waves and other subinertial variability along the Southeast Greenland Coast in a realistic numerical simulation. The abstract reads:Ocean currents along the Southeast Greenland Coast play an important role in the climate system. They carry dense water over the Denmark Strait sill, […]