National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory

Physical Oceanography Division

Ricardo Domingues


Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies
University of Miami
4301 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Miami, FL 33149, USA
Phone: (305) 361-4505


  • MS in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, University of Miami, USA (in progress)
  • BS in Oceanography, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil (2010)

Research Interest

  • Ocean dynamics and variability
  • Observational Oceanography


  • NOAA's Team Member of the Month, NOAA - February 2015
  • Admiral Franco Award, Brazilian Navy - 2009

Current Scientific Investigations

  • The Florida Current Transport Variability (manuscript in preparation)
  • Some insight's on the Influence of the Upper Ocean Heat Content on Tropical Cyclones (manuscript in preparation)
  • The variability of preferred spawning grounds for Bluefin tuna and Auxis spp. in the Gulf of Mexico during 1993-2011 (in progress)


Domingues, R., G. Goni, F. Bringas, S.-K. Lee, H.-S. Kim, G. Halliwell, J. Dong, J. Morell, and L. Pomales (2015), Upper ocean response to Hurricane Gonzalo (2014): Salinity effects revealed by targeted and sustained underwater glider observations, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL065378. [link]

Domingues, R., G. Goni, S. Swart, and S. Dong (2014), Wind forced variability of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current south of Africa between 1993 and 2010, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JC008908 [link]

Codato, G., L. Calado, N. Martins, W. Watanabe, R. Domingues, and S. Jesus(2012), Acoustic prediction using a feature-oriented regional modeling system and acoustic inversion, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, Vol. 17, p. 070052

Calado, L., R. Domingues, W. Watanabe, G. Serrato, E. Oliveira, L. Nascimento (2012), Desenvolvimento da Tecnica de previsao da Corrente do Brasil na regiao sudeste, A Ressurgencia (ISSN:1982-2790), v. 6, p. 40-45

Oliveira, E., L. Calado, W. Watanabe, R. Domingues (2011), Deteccao de Feicoes Oceanograficas a partir de Dados Orbitais: Validacao de Modelos Numericos, A Ressurgencia (ISSN:1982-2790), v. 5, p. 18-20