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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Aeolian Sediment Transport on the Subaerial Beach

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, MS, Ocean Sciences

RO# Location
64.17.01.C0489 Stennis Space Center, MS 395295004

Advisers

name email phone
Christy Michelle Swann christy.swann@nrlssc.navy.mil 228.688.4210

Description

The Sediment Dynamics Section of NRL's Ocean Sciences Division performs basic and applied research leading to advanced technology development, demonstration, and validation efforts focusing on the physical, mechanical, and acoustical properties of seafloor, estuarine, riverine, and subaerial sediments. The research opportunity centers on observing and modeling aeolian sediment transport using detailed laboratory and state-of-the-art field measurements. We seek qualified applicants with experience conducting laboratory and field experiments, performing time series and frequency analysis, and resolving subaerial near surface boundary layer processes. 

Keywords:
aeolian transport; windblown sand; sediment transport; saltation; coastal processes; geomorphology; subaerial beach;

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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