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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Coupled Bio-Optical-Physical Modeling, Data Assimilation, and Adaptive Sampling

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, MS, Ocean Sciences

RO# Location
64.17.01.B6644 Stennis Space Center, MS 395295004

Advisers

name email phone
Igor G. Shulman igor.shulman@nrlssc.navy.mil 228.688.5646

Description

Research is conducted in the area of modeling coupled bio-optical, physical processes by using nested, data assimilating numerical models. Research topics include (1) physical-biological-optical modeling of coastal processes, (2) joint data assimilation of physical and bio-optical remote and in-situ observations, (3) adaptive sampling of physical and bio-optical properties of the coastal environment, (4) understanding of coupled bio-optical and physical processes in the coastal zone that govern the variability and predictability of the underwater light field, (5) development of a methodology for predictions of the underwater light on a timescale of 1 to 5 days, and (6) impact of two-way, air-sea coupling on modeling of upwelling/relaxation events in the coastal ocean.

 

References

Shulman, I, et al: Journal of Geophysical Research 118: 2215, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20177, 2013

Shulman, I, et al: Journal of Geophysical Research 116: C01018, doi:10.1029/2010JC006525, 2011

 

Keywords:
Coupled bio-optical physical processes; Data assimilation; Marine hydrodynamics; Numerical models and analyses; Ocean models; Ocean optics;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$77,488.00 $3,000.00
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