Physical Scientist, Physical Oceanography Division
Andrew Stefanick is a physical scientist at NOAA/AOML in the Physical Oceanography Division. He is a part of the engineering and instrumentation development group within the division. Andrew is responsible for designing, developing, and fabricating equipment for gathering data from a wide array of oceanographic areas using the latest technologies and cost effect methods in support of NOAA’s Climate mission.
2005, B.S. Environmental Science, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Large Format CTD Rosette new design, fabrication and implementation
ABIISS Datapod system design and fabrication
Extended XBT autolauncher
CODE coastal drifter design and fabrication
27N WBTS Pressure gauge moorings
Aquarius underwater lab instrument platform and topside power plant design, fabrication, and installation
The Oceanographic Society Ocean Observing Team Award (RAPID-MOCHA-WBTS 26°N Team) 2021
For transforming understanding of Atlantic circulation with a breakthrough in observing system design, providing continuous, cost effective measurements.