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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

John M. Toole
John M. Toole's photoJohn M. Toole
Department Chair
Physical Oceanography

Contact Information:
Work: 508 289 2531
jtoole@whoi.edu
Building: Clark 354

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

Research Interests
Ocean mixing processes and their influence on circulation. The mean global heat and fresh water budgets and the roles of water mass formation and ocean currents. Variability of the ocean's stratification and circulation at seasonal, interannual and decadal time scale. Polar ocean processes. Instrument development.

Education and Experience
B.A., Physics, University of Maine, Orono, 1975. Sc.D., Physical Oceanography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Oceanography, 1980. National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate, July 1980-June 1982, Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, NOAA. Assistant Scientist, 1982-1986; Associate Scientist, 1986-1996, tenure awarded, 1990, Senior Scientist, 1996-present, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.


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