First Name   Chris
Last Name   Edwards
University or Association   University of California, Santa Cruz
City, State   Santa Cruz , CA
Position Associate Professor of Ocean Sciences
Insitution of Highest Degree Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Ph.D.
Phone   work 831.459.3734
Expertise Sector Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Area of Expertise Ocean Circulation Dynamics
Other Expertise
Language Fluency (Other than English)
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Expertise Profile

 Dr. Edwards uses ocean models to investigate dynamics of the coastal ocean, including the physical circulation, ocean ecosystem processes, and mechanisms for larval transport with implications for marine population connectivity.  He is also interested in ocean state estimation and data assimilation methods and their applications in the coastal ocean.

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