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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Paula Fratantoni
Paula Fratantoni's photoPaula Fratantoni
Adjunct Scientist
Physical Oceanography

Contact Information:
Work: 508 289 2631
Fax: +1 508 457 2181
pfratantoni@whoi.edu
Building: Clark 359B

Mailing Address:
Mailstop 21
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Research Interests
The focus of my research to date has been on the circulation in the coastal ocean, specifically in the vicinity of the continental shelfbreak. In my work, I have utilized in situ and satellite observations to investigate the variability, forcing, and dynamics of currents near shelfbreak and over the upper continental slope. My interest has been motivated by the complexity of the current systems here and their potential to influence biological communities near the coast.

Education
Ph.D., Physical Oceanography, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.
Thesis Advisor: Thomas N. Lee

B.S., Physics, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Virginia


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