First Name   Don P.
     
Last Name   Chambers
     
University or Association   University of South Florida
     
City, State   St. Petersburg , FL
   
Position Associate Professor of Physical Oceanography
   
Insitution of Highest Degree University of Texas; Ph.D., 1996
   
Email
   
Phone   work 727.553.1151
   
Expertise Sector Climate Change and Natural Hazards
   
Area of Expertise Sea-Level Rise
   
Other Expertise Remote Sensing
   
Language Fluency (Other than English)
   
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Expertise Profile

Dr. Chambers specializes in using satellite observations such as radar altimetry and satellite gravimetry to better understand ocean dynamics. Prior to coming to USF, he was a Research Scientist at the Center for Space Research at UT-Austin. His primary research focus is quantifying and understanding sea level variability, especially low frequency fluctuations related to climate change. He in interested in all the dynamical processes that cause sea level change, including ocean circulation, ocean heat storage, ocean mass redistribution, and influx of fresh water from the continents and ice sheets. Dr. Chambers has been a member of several NASA satellite Science Teams, and including NASA’s Ocean Surface Topography Teams. 


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