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Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Projects

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Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Projects

(in alphabetical order by first name)
  • Alexandra Gronholz (Postdoctoral Investigator)
    Topic: To investigate the variability of the meridional overturning circulation in the South Atlantic and its link to the eddy processes using the Modular Ocean Model version 6
    Institution: Cooperative Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Studies and NOAA AOML, USA
    Funding: NOAA Climate Program Office
    Advisor: Shenfu Dong

  • Bruno Castaldi (Ph.D. Student)
    Topic: Connections between Agulhas Leakage and the South America's Climate - a study using a Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Model
    Institution: Universidade de Sao Paulo, Instituto Oceanografico (IOUSP), Brazil
    Funding: Fundacao de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de Sao Paulo (FAPESP), Brazil
    Advisor: Edmo J.D. Campos

  • Daniel Valla (Ph.D. Student)
    Topic: To determine the contribution of variations in the water mass composition to the variability of volume transport of the South Atlantic western boundary current from hydrographic sections
    Institution: Universidad de Buenos Aires and Servicio de Hidrografia Naval, Argentina
    Funding: Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas, Argentina
    Advisor: Alberto Piola

  • Fabricio Oliveira (Postdoctoral Investigator)
    Topic: To investigate the impact of the Agulhas leakage on the meridional heat transport and meridional overturning circulation variability of the South Atlantic and its coastal western regions
    Institution: Instituto Oceanografico-Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil
    Funding: Fundacao de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de Sao Paulo (FAPESP), Brazil
    Advisor: Edmo J.D. Campos

  • Karen Guihou (Postdoctoral Investigator)
    Topic: Dynamical links between Large Marine Ecosystems around southern South America
    Institution: Servicio de Hidrografia Naval, Argentina
    Funding: Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas and Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research, Argentina
    Advisor: Alberto Piola, Elbio Palma and Maria Paz Chidichimo

  • Marion Kersale (Postdoctoral Investigator)
    Topic: To investigate South Atlantic - North Atlantic meridional overturning circulation linkages using trans-basin AMOC observational networks at 26.5N and 34.5S
    Institution: Cooperative Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Studies and NOAA AOML, USA
    Funding: NOAA Climate Program Office
    Advisor: Christopher S. Meinen, Renellys C. Perez, Matthieu Le Henaff

  • Matheus V. Cortezi (Ph.D. Student)
    Topic: Investigating the variability of subtropical mode water in the southwestern Atlantic from PIES data
    Institution: Oceanographic Institute of the University of Sao Paulo
    Funding: Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico (CNPq)
    Advisor: Olga Sato

  • Paola Castellano (Postdoctoral Investigator)
    Topic: Study the impact of the increase transport in the Agulhas leakage on the circulation of the Tropical Atlantic and the inter-hemispheric exchange of mass
    Institution: Laboratorio de Modelagem Numerica, Instituto Oceanografico-Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil.
    Funding: Fundacao de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de Sao Paulo (FAPESP), Brazil
    Advisor: Edmo J.D. Campos

  • Sudip Majumder (Postdoctoral Investigator)
    Topic: The interannual variability of the Brazil Current
    Institution: Cooperative Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Studies and NOAA AOML, USA
    Funding: National Science Foundation, USA
    Advisor: Marlos Goes

  • Wlademir Jose de Santis Junior (Ph.D. Student)
    Topic: To Investigate the mechanisms of how the Indonesian Throughflow may control the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in a coupled model
    Institution: Instituto Oceanografico-Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brasil.
    Funding: Concelho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico (CNPq), Brazil
    Advisor: Edmo J.D. Campos