Monday, February 27, 2017
 

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Wood, Kevin

Exploring the History of Climate in the Arctic

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Wood, Kevin

Using historical  weather and sea ice information from ship logbooks, Kevin Wood, Ph.D., learns about conditions in the Arctic in centuries past.

Wood, Michelle

Stretching the Boundaries of What We Know about the Ocean

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Wood, Michelle

Michelle Wood, Ph.D., uses tools from genetics, cell biology, oceanography, and remote sensing to explore connections between microorganisms in the sea and the physical processes influence them.

Zhang, Hongyan

Understanding Great Lakes Ecosystems

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Zhang, Hongyan

Hongyan Zhang, Ph.D., uses computer models to investigate various topics, like the impact of invasive mussels on plankton, the occurrence of blue-green algal blooms, and the effectiveness of the phosphorous reduction program in Lake Erie.

Zhang, Rong

Crunching Climate Data for a Better Picture of Climate Change

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Zhang, Rong

One focus of Zhang’s research interests is the dominant north-south ocean circulation feature in the Atlantic and how it impacts global and regional climate. Known as the the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, or AMOC, it has a strong influnece on monsoon rainfall in India and the Sahel region of Africa, Atlantic hurricane activity, and Arctic climate. 

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