Climate & Ocean Physics

Understanding, Modelling & Predicting

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Ocean Transport & Eddy Energy funded by NSF and NOAA

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New Awards and Fellowships

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Ocean Heat Content and Thermosteric Sea Level Update: 1870-2018

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Dan Jones interviewed me for his podcast Climate Scientists

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led by PhD student Tom Bolton

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Bold = Student or postdoc in the Climate & Ocean Physics Group

(2019). ENSO bimodality and extremes. GRL, 46, 4883– 4893, DOI:10.1029/2019GL082270.

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(2019). Global reconstruction of historical ocean heat storage and transport. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 116 (4) 1126-1131, 10.1073/pnas.1808838115.

PDF Project Slides PDF Supp Material Press PNAS Global OHC data Notes and links for updated dataset 1870-2018

(2019). Ocean Obs' 2019: Towards comprehensive observing and modeling systems for monitoring and predicting regional to coastal sea level. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6, 437, doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00437.

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Group

Alex Todd

postdoc, UK-FAFMIP project

Alumns

Former Group Members

Arthur Guillaumin

Ocean Turbulence and Machine Learning

Emily Newsom

Postdoc, TICTOC

Mike Byrne

Marie Curie Fellow

TBD

Postdoc, CPT Ocean Eddies

Tom Bolton

PhD Student

Teaching

In Spring 2020, I will teach:

– for undergraduate students: Fundamental Dynamics of Earth’s Atmosphere and Climate (Math-UA 228). Mondays, Wednesdays 9:30-10:45AM, in CIWW 312.

– for graduate students, an Advanced Topics course: Machine Learning in Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Science (MATH-GA.3011-001). Mondays, 1:25-3:15PM, in CIWW 517.

Opportunities

I am looking for students (undergrad or grad) and postdocs to join our group, including through course projects, and internships. If you are interested, contact me at laure.zanna@nyu.edu, after reading about our research interests and possible opportunities.

PhD students: I am accepting applications through the NYU CAOS graduate program, and Applied Math program.

Postdocs Opportunities:

  • Machine Learning for Climate, apply here. The topic of research is flexible as long as you combine machine learning tools with climate dynamics problems (prediction, parametrization, inference). Note that only applications submitted in full via Interfolio will be considered.

  • Ocean Transport and eddy energy (Climate Process Team), apply here. There are 3 other positions available at WHOI, CU Boulder and, Princeton. The NYU postdoc will work on 1) unifying eddy closures of buoyancy, momentum and energy; and 2) understanding and parametrizing the vertical eddy energy structure.

  • I am also accepting applicants for the following postdoc fellowships: James S. McDonnell, NSF Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences, NSF Earth Sciences, NOAA Climate & Global Change, NYU Courant instructors.

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