First Name   James
Last Name   O’Donnell
University or Association   University of Connecticut
City, State   Groton , Connecticut
Position Professor of Marine Science
Insitution of Highest Degree University of Delaware, Ph.D.
Phone   work 860.405.9171
Expertise Sector Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Area of Expertise Ocean Circulation Dynamics
Other Expertise Ocean Observing Systems, Statistics and Modeling
Language Fluency (Other than English)
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Expertise Profile

Dr. O’Donnell is interested in fundamental geophysical and environmental fluid dynamics and the application of mathematical and statistical methods to the development of models of ecological and biogeochemical processes. Dr. O’Donnell is currently engaged in the development of coastal observing systems in the northeast. The technology includes RADAR, ADCPs, CTDs and DO sensors, buoys, models and data systems. The primary applications of the system are water quality and fisheries management. Dr. O’Donnell is also working on operational forecasting of surface currents.

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