Samantha Ouertani

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Research Highlights

Research Interests

The integration of data science with advances in machine learning and its applications to the geosciences.

Studying the geophysical dynamics of subduction zones such as the Central American Subduction Zone using seismic data.

Samantha Ouertani

Research Associate II (University of Miami/CIMAS), Physical Oceanography Division 


4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, Florida 33149

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Samantha Ouertani is a Research Associate II at the University of Miami’s Cooperative Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) and NOAA’s AOML. She is a part of the Global Drifter Program’s Data Assembly Center, developing an ERDDAP server for drifter data. She will also work to improve the user interface and hopes to increase data accessibility.

Current Work

Global Drifter Program

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2022, B.S. Geophysics, Brown University, Providence, RI

Carl F. Braun WAVE Fellow Award 2021

Sarah LaMendola Undergraduate Research Award 2021

Karen T. Romer Undergraduate Teaching Research Award (UTRA) 2020