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Irina

Irina Marinov

Assistant Professor
Department of Earth and Environmental Science

Courses Taught:

  • ENVS 204 : Global Climate Change
  • ENVS 312/640: Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics
  • Research Interests

    • How does the ocean control atmospheric pCO2 and the global climate?
    • Feedbacks between climate change and the ocean carbon cycle and ocean ecology.

    Curriculum Vitae

    Anna

    Anna Cabre

    Postdoctoral Researcher
    Department of Earth and Environmental Science

    Courses Taught:

  • ENVS 312: Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics (Teaching Assistant)
  • Research Interests

    • climate change, oceanography, carbon cycle, cosmology and astrophysics, applied mathematics, teaching, and innovation
    • development, urban and energy planning, environmental and economic sustainability, anthropology

    Curriculum Vitae

    Jay

    Jay Cullen

    Visiting Scientist
    On Sabbatical from Univ. of Victoria

    Research Interests

    • Marine chemistry of trace metals (Cu, Fe, Zn).
    • Biogeochemical cycling of trace elements in the oceans.
    • Methods development for sampling and low level analysis of chemicals in the marine environment.

    Website

    Priya

    Priya Sharma

    PhD Student
    Earth and Environmental Science

    Research Interests

    • Possible impacts of climate change on ocean biogeochemistry.
    • Ocean chlorophyll distribution, model-data evaluation.
    • Impacts of tropical cyclones on oceanography parameters.

    Curriculum Vitae

    Ryan

    Ryan Dungee

    Undergraduate Student (Senior)
    Physics

    Courses Taught:

  • ENVS 312/640: Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics (Teaching Assistant)
  • Research Project

    • Evolution of plankton, ecological model development.
    David

    David Shields

    Undergraduate Student (Senior)
    Mechanical Engineering

    Extracurricular Activities:

  • Volunteering in the local division of the humanitarian organization Engineers without Borders: Organizing and leading weekly trips to W.B. Saul High School, an agricultural high school in Philadelphia, to perform weekly sustainability-related experiments with interested students. Recently completed an irrigation project on the school's farm.
  • Research Interests

    • Current and future impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.
    • Comparison of ocean phytoplankton dynamics in climate models and satellite data.
    Danica

    Danica Fine

    Undergraduate Student (Senior)
    Logic, Information, and Computation

    Research Interests

    • Current and future impacts of climate change on marine ecosystems.
    • Comparison of ocean phytoplankton dynamics in climate models and satellite data.
    Danica

    Harry Smith

    Undergraduate Student (sophomore)
    Chemistry and Computer Science

    Research Interests

    • Modeling of net production in the ocean, export and remineralization of organic matter; light limitation of phytoplankton growth

    Alumni

    Raffa

    Raffaele Bernardello

    Former Postdoctoral Researcher (Jan 2011-Jan 2014)
    Department of Earth and Environmental Science
    Currently: researcher at Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK.

    Courses Taught:

    Research Interests

    • The influence of circulation on plankton primary and export production
    • Anthropogenic impact on marine environment.
    • Impact of ventilation on ocean carbon storage in a changing climate.

    Curriculum Vitae

    Svetlana

    Svetlana Milutinovic

    Alumna: Postdoctoral Investigator 2012-2014 and Visiting Scholar 2015
    Department of Earth and Environmental Science

    Research Interests

    • Modeling of oceanic primary productivity based on information available from satellite remote sensing
    • Interactions between climate system and marine biosphere and their implications for the structure and functioning of ecosystems and for biogeochemical cycles
    • Evolutionary ecology of marine phytoplankton
    • Bringing biological evolution into marine ecosystem models

    Curriculum Vitae

    Shirley

    Shirley Leung

    Alumna
    Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Earth Science (2013)
    Master of Science in Applied Geosciences (2013)
    (Current ) PhD candidate in Oceanography with Dr. Curtis Deutsch at the University of Washington

    Research Interests

    • Effects of climate change on biological productivity, biodiversity, and carbon uptake on land/in the ocean
    • Understanding the causes of paleoclimatic variability
    • Sustainable development and practical climate change mitigation strategies in developing countries

    Curriculum Vitae

    Hyang

    Hyang Yoon

    Alumna (graduate student, 2014-2015)
    Earth and Environmental Science

    Research Interests

    • Surface and internal waves dynamics of the ocean and coastal processes.
    • Oceanic biogeochemical interactions and their possible changes in accordance to climate change.

    Curriculum Vitae

    Mo

    Mo Green

    Alumnus
    Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (2015)

    Courses Taught:

  • ENVS 204: Global Climate Change (Teaching Assistant)
  • Research Project

    • Evolution of plankton, ecological model development.
    Raghu

    Raghu Palle

    Alumnus
    Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (2015)

    Courses Taught:

  • MEAM 354: Mechanics of Solids (Teaching Assistant)
  • Research Project

    • Theory of ocean carbon pumps, air-sea carbon exchange and carbon disequilibrium.

    Curriculum Vitae

    Karan

    Karan Sharma

    Alumnus
    Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (2014)

    (Currently ) Engineer with Schlumberger, Fracturing-WPS-WS

    Research Project

    • Southern Ocean deep water formation slowdown over the 21st century and its relationship with freshwater fluxes and carbon uptake.

    Curriculum Vitae


    Roman

    Roman Shor

    Alumnus (2010-2011)
    Department of Earth and
    Environmental Science
    currently a PhD student at Texas A&M

    Research Interests

    • Ocean circulation and modeling
    • Distributed Computing
    • Human impacts on the oceans

    Lingbin

    Lingbin Cai

    Alumnus: Undergraduate Student
    Computer Science and Engineering

    Research Project

    • Will anoxia in tropical oceans expand over the 21st century? A climate model comparison.

    Collaborators

    Eric Galbraith - Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University.

    Jaime Palter - Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Rhode Island

    Jorge Sarmiento - Professor, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University.

    Anand Gnanadesikan - Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University.

    Scott Doney - Senior Scientist, Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

    Tihomir Kostadinov - Research Scientist, Department of Geography and the Environment, University of Richmond.

    Daniele Bianchi - Assistant Professor, UCLA