Department: Applied Physics Lab
Position: Principal Oceanographer
Research Interests: Atmosphere-ocean coupling in the North Atlantic Ocean to understand how the ocean transports heat poleward and to understand the impact of oceanic heat fluxes to the atmosphere on climate and weather. She served as co-chair for the implementation plan for the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation multi-agency initiative. Her primary scientific interest is the role of the ocean in climate, which she studies using large data sets, particularly from satellite sensors, in collaboration with numerical modelers and scientists who make in situ measurements.