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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Michael J. Caruso

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Curriculum Vitae

Michael J. Caruso

Information Systems Specialist

Department of Physical Oceanography

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

B.S., University of New Hampshire, 1984

M.S., University of New Hampshire, 1986

Production Engineering Intern, 1983; Technical Services Engineering

Engineering Intern, Summer 1983 1984, Davidson Rubber Corp., Farmington, New Hampshire

Research Assistant, 1985 1986, University of New Hampshire

Research Associate, 1987 1995; Information Systems Specialist, 1995 , Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Research Interests: Developing numerical algorithms for analyzing multi-sensor satellite data. Numerical studies of airsea interaction and surface wave dynamics. I am also interested in scientific visualization, data analysis and computer-aided engineering and analysis techniques.

Co-author of 16 refereed scientific publications.

March 2005

Publications

Joyce, Terrence M., Kathryn A. Kelly, David M. Schubert and Michael J. Caruso, 1990. Shipboard and altimetric studies of rapid Gulf Stream variability between Cape Cod and Bermuda. Deep-Sea Research , 37, 897 910.

Kelly, Kathryn A., and Michael J. Caruso, 1990. A modified objective mapping technique for scatterometer wind data. Journal of Geophysical Research , 95, 13,483 13,496.

Kelly Kathryn A., Terrence M. Joyce, David M. Schubert and Michael J. Caruso, 1991. The mean sea surface height and geoid along the Geosat subtrack from Bermuda to Cape Cod. Journal of Geophysical Research , 96 , 12,699 12,709.

Gawarkiewicz, Glen, T. M. Church, G. W. Luther, III., T. G. Ferdelman and Michael J. Caruso, 1992. Large-scale penetration of Gulf Stream water onto the Continental Shelf north of Cape Hatteras. Geophysical Research Letters , 19(4), 373 376.

Kelly, Kathryn A., Michael J. Caruso and Jay A. Austin, 1993. Wind-forced variations in sea surface height in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography , 23(11), 2392 2411.

Gawarkiewicz, Glen, J. Christopher Haney and Michael J. Caruso, 1994. Summertime synoptic variability of frontal systems in the Northern Bering Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research , 99(C4), 7617 7625.

Cardone, Vincent J., Hans C. Graber, Robert E. Jensen, Susanne Hasselmann and Michael J. Caruso, 1995. In search of the true surface wind field in SWADE IOP-1: Ocean wave modelling perspective. The Global Atmosphere and Ocean System, 3(2 -3), 107 150.

Kelly, Kathryn A., Michael J. Caruso, Sandipa Singh and Bo Qiu, 1996. Observations of atmosphere-ocean coupling in midlatitude western boundary currents. Journal of Geophysical Research , 101(C3), 6295 6312.

Pickart, Robert S., Daniel J. Torres, Theresa K. McKee, Michael J. Caruso and Jennifer E. Przystup, 1999. Diagnosing a meander of the shelfbreak current in the mid-Atlantic Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 31213132.

Brink, K. H., R. C. Beardsley, J. Paduan, R. Limeburner, M. Caruso and J. G. Sires, 2000. A view of the 1993 -1994 California Current based on surface drifters, floats, and remotely sensed data. Journal of Geophysical Research , 105(C4), 8575 8604.

Dickinson, Suzanne, Kathryn A. Kelly, Michael J. Caruso, and Michael J. McPhaden, 2001. Comparisons between the TAO Buoy and NASA Scatterometer Wind Vectors. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 18, 799 806.

Toole, John M., Huai-Min Zhang, and Michael J. Caruso, 2004. Time-Dependent Internal Energy Budgets of the Tropical Warm Water Pools. Journal of Climate, 17, 1398-1410.

Ebuchi, Naoto, Hans C. Graber, and Michael J. Caruso, 2002. Evaluation of wind vectors observed by QuikSCAT/sea winds using ocean buoy data. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technologyy, 19(12), 20492062.

Gawarkiewicz, G., F. Bahr, K. H. Brink, R. C. Beardsley, M. Caruso, J. F. Lynch, and C.-S. Chiu. 2004. A large-amplitude meander of the shelfbreak front during summer south of New England: Observations from the shelfbreak PRIMER experiment. Journal of Geophysical Research?Oceans, 109, C03006, doi: 10.1029/2002JC001468.

Gawarkiewicz, G., J. Wang, M. Caruso, S. Ramp, K. Brink, and F. Bahr, 2004. Shelfbreak circulation and thermohaline structure in the northern South China Sea ? contrasting spring conditions in 2000 and 2001. IEEE Journal of Ocean Engineering, 29(4), 1131-1143.

Marincioni, F., F.L. Lightsom, R.L. Riall, G.A. Linck, T.C. Aldrich and M.J. Caruso, 2004. Integrating digital information for coastal and marine sciences. Journal of Digital Information Management, 2(3), 132-141.

Non-Refereed Publications

Biringen, S., W. E. Nutt and M. J. Caruso, 1985. Transition control by periodic suction-blowing. AIAA 18th Fluid Dynamics and Plasmadynamics and Lasers Conference, July 16 18, 1985, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Presentations

Kelly, K. A., H. E. Hurlburt, M. J. Caruso, and E. J. Metzger, ?Comparison of ERS-1 Scatterometer and ECMWF wind forcing of an eddy-resolving model of the North Pacific Ocean,? November 1995. NSCAT Science Working Team meeting, Kyoto, Japan.

Kelly, K. A., H. E. Hurlburt, M. J. Caruso, and E. J. Metzger, ?Comparison of ERS-1 Scatterometer and ECMWF wind forcing in the Kuroshio Extension Region,? December 1994. Fall AGU, San Francisco, California.

Caruso, M. J., and K. A. Kelly, ?Comparison of ERS-1 Scatterometer and ECMWF winds with NDBC buoy winds in the California Current region,? Abstracts of the Eastern Pacific Ocean Conference, Mt. Hood, September 1994.

Kelly, K. A., H. E. Hurlburt, M. J. Caruso, and E. J. Metzger, ?Comparison of the NRL North Pacific model results using ERS1 scatterometer and ECMWF winds,? NSCAT Science Working Team meeting (proceedings), June 1 3, 1994.

Caruso, M. J., Kelly, K. A., and J. A. Austin, ?Interannual and seasonal variability of wind-forced boundary currents in the Northeast Pacific Ocean,? AGU, New Orleans, February 1992.

Graber, H. C., M. J. Caruso and R. E. Jensen, ?Surface wave simulations during the October storm in SWADE,? MTS Conference, New Orleans, November 1991.

Kelly, K. A., and M. J. Caruso, ?Wind stress maps from scatterometer data using a modified objective mapping technique,? AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 1988.

Caruso, Michael and Sedat Biringen, 1986. ?The evolution of three dimensional vortex lines in transition.? Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 1986 National Meeting , July 21 25, 1986, Boston, Massachusetts.

Thesis and Technical Reports

Caruso, Michael J., 1986. Laminar flow control and the visualization of three-dimensional vortical structures of transition in plane shear flows (Dr. Sedat Biringen, advisor). M.S. Thesis, University of New Hampshire, 124 pp.

Caruso, Michael J., and Chris Dunn, 1989. Satellite Data Processing System (SDPS) Users Manual V1.0. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report , WHOI-89-13, 58 pp.

Caruso, Michael J., Ziv Sirkes, Pierre J. Flament and M. K. Baker, 1990. Altimeter Data Processing Tools for Analyzing Mesoscale Ocean Features. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report , WHOI-90-45, 209 pp.

Singh, S., M. J. Caruso and K. A. Kelly, 1994. Altimeter Analysis of Ocean Currents. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report,WHOI-94-16, 24 pp.

Caruso, Michael J., Sandipa Singh, Kathryn A. Kelly and Bo Qiu, 1995. Monthly Atmospheric and Oceanographic Surface Fields for the Western North Atlantic: December, 1986 April, 1989. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report , WHOI-95-05, 75 pp.

Caruso, Michael J., and Kathryn A. Kelly, 1997. Biweekly maps of wind stress for the North Pacific from the ERS-1 scatterometer 1992 -1995. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report , WHOI-97-17, 104 pp.

Caruso, Michael J., Suzanne Dickinson, Kathryn A. Kelly, Mick Spillane, Linda J. Mangum, Michael J. McPhaden and Linda D. Stratton, 1999. Evaluation of NSCAT Scatterometer Winds Using Equatorial Pacific Buoy Observations. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Technical Report , WHOI-99-10, 64 pp.

Other

Caruso, M. J., H. C. Graber and K. A. Kelly, 1988. ?Multi-sensor satellite data analysis at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.? URIP Progress Report, prepared for Navy Site Review.

Caruso, M. J., and K. A. Kelly, 1991. ?A comparison of objectively mapped SASS wind fields with ECMWF model wind fields and NDBC buoy winds.? Unpublished manuscript.

Graber, H. C., M. J. Caruso and R. E. Jensen, 1991. Surface Wave Simulations During the October Storm in SWADE. MTS `91 Conference Proceedings, Marine Technology Society, 159 164.

Jensen, R. E., C. L. Vincent, M. J. Caruso and H. C. Graber, 1991. A WindWave Forecast for the Surface Wave Dynamics Experiment. MTS `91 Conference Proceedings, Marine Technology Society, 147 153.

Caruso, Michael J., Hans C. Graber, Robert E. Jensen and Mark A. Donelan, 1993. Observations and Modelling of Winds and Waves During the Surface Wave Dynamics Experiment, Report 1, Intensive Observation Period IOP-1: 20 -31 October 1990. US Army Corps of Engineers, Technical Report , CERC 93-6.

Caruso, Michael J., Hans C. Graber, Robert E. Jensen and Mark A. Donelan, 1993. Observations and Modelling of Winds and Waves During the Surface Wave Dynamics Experiment, Report 2, Intensive Observation Period IOP-3: 25 February ?9 March 1991. US Army Corps of Engineers, Technical Report , CERC 93-6.

Jensen, R. E., W. R. Curtis and M. J. Caruso, 1993. ?Validation test report, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden AOA/SWAPS 1.0 Wave Model,? unpublished internal documentation delivered to NAVOCEANO for use in spectral wave forecasting routines.

Kelly, Kathryn A., Michael J. Caruso and Bo Qiu, 1993. ?The relationship between low frequency fluctuations in western boundary currents and in meteorological forcing functions.? Mellon Joint Initiative Report.


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