National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory

Physical Oceanography Division

Alexandra Gronholz (Ph.D)

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies
University of Miami
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149 USA
Phone: (305) 361-4538

Research Interests

  • Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), in particular in the South Atlantic.
  • Eddy processes and associated heat and salt transports.
  • Coupled high-resolution ocean-atmosphere and ocean-ice modeling.
  • Climate change and its impacts particularly on the Atlantic ocean and polar regions.
  • Effects of extreme storm events on the ocean.

Work in progress

    Gronholz, A. et al., Interannual-to-decadal varibaility of the South Atlantic Ocean heat content in an eddy-resolving general circulation model, In preparation.