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.
   
Email
   
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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