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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Heather Furey

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Curriculum Vitae

Heather Hunt Furey
Department of Physical Oceanography
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Mail Stop #21, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543
Email: hfurey@whoi.edu / Phone: 508.289.2916

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Observational oceanography and process-oriented modeling as related to meso- and large-scale circulation. RAFOS float experiment design, data retrieval and processing, float tracking and analysis. Subsurface float processing software maintenance and evolution, data storage and archiving. Instrument performance evaluation.

EDUCATION

1996    M.S., Physical Oceanography, Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. Thesis advisor, Dr. David L. Musgrave; Thesis title: Normal Mode Analysis of Dynamic Height in the Gulf of Alaska, 1968-1990.

1991       B.A., Physics and Studio Art, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2014 – present              Research Specialist Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

2006 – 2014                  Research Associate III Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

1999 – 2006                  Research Associate II Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

1997 – 1999                  Research Assistant III Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

1993-1997                    Research Technician Institute for Marine Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

1995                              Teaching Assistant Institute for Marine Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2006–Present               Host of RAFOS Users Forum and repository of RAFOS float tracking software at www.whoi.edu/PO/rafos.

2010–2013                   Staff Committee, secretary.

2005-2007                   Physical Oceanography’s “Buoy Lunch” Seminar Series, Coordinator.

2005, 2007                  RAFOS Float Tracking Software Working Group, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Organizer and convener, Summers 2005 and 2007.

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Furey, H. H., M. F. de Jong, J. Valdes, and A. Bower, 2013. Eddy seeding in the Labrador Sea: a Submerged Autonomous Launch Platform application. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30, 2611-2629,doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00069.1.

de Jong, M.F., A. S. Bower, H. H. Furey, 2013. Two years of observations of warm core anticyclones in the Labrador Sea and their seasonal cycle in heat and salt stratification. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 427-444, doi:10.1175/jpo-d-13-070.1.

Bower, A. and H. Furey, 2011. Mesoscale Eddies in the Gulf of Aden and their Impact on the Spreading of Red Sea Outflow Water. Progress in Oceanography, 96, 14-39, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2011.09.003.

Furey, H., and A. Bower, 2005. Synoptic temperature structure of the East China and southeastern Japan/East Seas. Deep-Sea Research II, 52, 1421–1442, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2003.07.022.

Gordon, A., C. Guilivi, C. Lee, H. Furey, A. Bower, and L. Talley, 2002. Japan/East Sea Intra-thermocline Eddies. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 32, 1960-1974.

Bower, A. S., H. D. Hunt, and J. Price, 2000. Character and Dynamics of the Red Sea and Persian Gulf Outflows. Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, 105,(C3) 6387-6414.

Bower, A. S. and H. D. Hunt, 2000. Lagrangian observations of the Deep Western Boundary Current in the North Atlantic Ocean. Part II: The Gulf Stream-Deep Western Boundary Current crossover. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 30, 784-804.

Bower, A. S. and H. D. Hunt, 2000. Lagrangian observations of the Deep Western Boundary Current in the North Atlantic Ocean. Part I: Large-scale pathways and spreading rates. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 30, 764-783.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Furey, H. H., L. Trafford, and A. S. Bower, 2014.  A Crossroads of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation: The Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone Data Report, August 2010 – June 2012.  WHOI Technical Report WHOI-2014-XX, in preparation.

Furey, H. H., T. McKee, M. F. de Jong, P. E. Robbins, and A. S. Bower, 2013. Impact of Irminger Rings on Deep Convection in the Labrador Sea: Mooring Instrument, Cruise CTD, and APEX Data Report, September 2007 – September 2009. WHOI Technical Report WHOI-2013-05, 103 pp.

Furey, H. and S. Worrilow, 2013. MIXET Experiment Nortek Current Meter Data Processing Report, WHOI, 26 February 2013, 18 pp.

Fratantoni, D., T. McKee, B. Hodges, H. Furey, and J. Lund, 2010. CLIMODE Bobber Data Report: July 2005- May 2009. WHOI Tech. Report WHOI-2010-03, 151 pp.

Furey, H, and A. Bower, 2009. Export Pathways from the Subpolar North Atlantic: DLD2 RAFOS Float Data Report July 2003 – November 2008. WHOI Tech. Report WHOI-2009-06, 166 pp.

Wooding, C., H. Furey, and M. Pacheco, 2005. RAFOS Float Processing at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. WHOI Tech. Report WHOI-05-02, 35 pp.

Furey, H., A. Bower, and D. Fratantoni, 2005. Red Sea Outflow Experiment (REDSOX): DLD2 RAFOS Float Data Report, February 2001 - March 2003. WHOI Tech. Report WHOI-05-01, 133 pp.

Furey, H., A. Bower, and P. Richardson, 2001. Warm Water Pathways and Intergyre Exchange in the Northeastern North Atlantic: ACCE RAFOS Float Data Report, November 1996 - November 1999. WHOI Tech. Report WHOI-01-17, 153 pp.

Alessi, C. A., H. D. Hunt, and A. S. Bower, 1999. Hydrographic Data from the U. S. Naval Oceanographic Office: Persian Gulf, Southern Red Sea, and Arabian Sea 1923-1996. WHOI Tech. Report WHOI-99-02, 70 pp.

Hunt, H. D. and A. S. Bower, 1998. Boundary Current Experiment I & II RAFOS Float Data Report 1994-1997.  WHOI Tech. Report WHOI-98-06, 105 pp.

Hunt, H. D., C. M. Wooding, C. L. Chandler, and A. S. Bower, 1998. A Mediterranean Undercurrent Seeding Experiment (AMUSE): Part II: RAFOS Float Data Report May 1993 - March 1995. WHOI Tech. Report WHOI-98-14, 131 pp.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Bower, A. and H. Furey, 2009. Comparison of Salinity and Density Values: Key West Florida and the Western Arabian Sea Effects of Deep Circulation. QuickLook Report, Naval Oceanographic Office, Mississippi, July 2009.

Rossby, T., M.D. Prater, H.-M. Zhang, S. Anderson-Fontana, P. Perez-Brunius, P. Lazarevich (URI), Bower, A.S., P. L. Richardson, and H. D. Hunt (WHOI), 2000. Warm Water Pathways in the Subpolar Region: Some Case Studies, International WOCE Newsletter, March 2000.

Bower, A.S., P. L. Richardson, H. D. Hunt (WHOI), T. Rossby, M.D. Prater, H.-M. Zhang, S. Anderson- Fontana, P. Perez-Brunius, and P. Lazarevich (URI), 2000. Warm Water Pathways in the Subpolar Region: An overview of the ACCE RAFOS Float Program, International WOCE Newsletter, March 2000.

Bower, A.S., P. L. Richardson, H. D. Hunt (WHOI), T. Rossby, M.D. Prater, H.-M. Zhang, S. Anderson- Fontana, P. Perez-Brunius, and P. Lazarevich (URI), 2000. Warm Water Pathways in the Subpolar Region: An overview of the ACCE RAFOS Float Program, International WOCE Newsletter, March 2000.

Bower, A. S. and H. D. Hunt, 1999. Kinematics and Dynamics of the Deep Western Boundary Current where it Crosses under the Gulf Stream. International WOCE Newsletter, V.34, March 1999.

Hunt, H. D., 1996. Normal Mode Analysis of Dynamic Height in the Gulf of Alaska, 1968-1990. M. S. Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 66 pp.

ABSTRACTS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (presenter underlined)

H. Furey, 2014. Transport through the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone. WHOI PO ‘Meet the Tech Staff’ Seminar, May 2014.

Tomasi, B., and H. Furey, 2014.  Real-time detection and classification of oceanographic events in underwater sensor networks. Ocean Sciences, Honolulu, HI, February 2014. (Abstract ID: 16816)

Bower, A.S., and H. H. Furey, 2014.  New direct estimates of Iceland-Scotland Overflow Water transport through the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone.  Ocean Sciences, Honolulu, HI, February 2014. (Abstract ID: 17315)

Furey, H. H., M F. de Jong, and A. S. Bower, 2014.  Eddy seeding in the Labrador Sea: a Submerged Autonomous Launch Platform (SALP) application.  Ocean Sciences, Honolulu, HI, February 2014. (Abstract ID: 16165)

de Jong, M. F.; Bower, A. S.; Furey, H. H., 2014.  SEASONAL CHANGES IN THE PROPERTIES OF IRMINGER RINGS SHED BY THE WEST GREENLAND CURRENT (Abstract ID: 14756) Ocean Sciences, Honolulu, HI, February 2014.

Fucile, P. D., G.E. McDonald, E. Hobart and H. H. Furey, 2013.  A Standardized Environmental Impact Monitor for Wind and Hydrokinetic Installations.  Boston, November 2013.

Bower, A.S. and H. H. Furey, 2013. A first look at AMOC branches through the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone from a two-year moored array. U.S. CLIVAR AMOC Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, July 2013.

De Jong, M.F., A. S. Bower, and H. H. Furey, 2013. Two years of observations of warm core anticyclones in the Labrador Sea. U.S. CLIVAR AMOC Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, July 2013.

De Jong, M. F., A. S. Bower and H. H. Furey, 2013. Year round observations of warm core anti-cyclones in the Labrador Sea. WHOI seminar, 14 June 2013.

Furey, H. H., M F. de Jong, and A. S. Bower, 2013. Eddy seeding in the Labrador Sea: a Submerged Autonomous Launch Platform (SALP) application. EGU, Vienna, Austria, April 2013.

De Jong, M.F., A. S. Bower, H. H. Furey & J. Lilly, 2013. Two years of Irminger Ring observations offshore of the West Greenland Shelf. EGU, Vienna, Austria, April 2013.

De Jong, M. F., A. S. Bower, H. Furey and J. M. Lilly, 2013. Two years of warm core anticyclone observations in the Labrador Sea. URI GSO seminar, 15 February 2013.

De Jong, M. F., A. S. Bower, H. Furey and J. M. Lilly, 2013. Two years of Irminger Ring observations in the Labrador Sea. Seminar at GEOMAR Kiel, Germany, 15 January 2013.

De Jong, M., A. Bower, H. Furey & J. Lilly, 2012. Irminger Rings observed by a mooring in the Labrador Sea. Climate Changes in High Latitudes conference in Bergen, Norway, 3-6 September 2012.

Bower, A., and H. Furey, July 2012. Mesoscale Eddies in the Gulf of Aden, Office of Naval Research, Washington, D.C.

Furey, H., February 2011. RAFOS Float Processing, Quality Control, and Archiving, Physical Oceanographic Data Management Seminar, WHOI.

Bower, A. and H. Furey, 2011. Mesoscale Eddies in the Gulf of Aden and their Impact on the Spreading of Red Sea Outflow Water, European Geophysical Union Conference, Vienna, Austria, April 2011.

Furey, H., A. Bower, and T. McKee, 2010. An Irminger Ring Mooring in the Labrador Sea: Preliminary Results, Ocean Sciences, February 2010.

Bower, A., H. Furey, T. McKee, 2009. An Irminger Ring Mooring in the Labrador Sea. EGU/AMOC, April/May 2009.

Furey, H. and A. Bower, 2006. Long-lived mesoscale eddies in the Gulf of Aden and their origin in the Arabian Sea. European Geophysical Union Spring 2006 Meeting, Vienna, Austria, April 2006.

Furey, H. and A. Bower, 2000. Japan Sea Historical Data Analysis. American Geophysical Union Fall 2000 Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2000.

Bower, A. and H. Hunt, 1999. Upper Layer Analysis of the Japan/East Sea: Historical Data Analysis. Japan/East Sea PI Meeting, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, 17 November 1999.

Bower, A., P. Richardson, and H. Hunt, 1999. Warm Water Pathways in the Northeastern North Atlantic. American Geophysical Union Spring 1999 Meeting, Boston, MA, 2 June 1999.

Bower, A. and H. Hunt, 1998. Upper Layer Analysis of the Japan/East Sea: Historical Data Analysis. Japan/East Sea PI Meeting, La Jolla, CA. 3 November 1998.

Bower, A. and H. Hunt, 1998. The Gulf Stream – Deep Western Boundary Current Crossover: Results from RAFOS float observations. WOCE Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Bower, A. and H. Hunt, 1998. Ventilation of the Deep Northwest Atlantic at the Gulf Stream-DWBC Crossover: Results from RAFOS float observations. AGU Ocean Sciences 1998 Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA, 9 February 1998.

Hunt, H.  and D. Musgrave, 1996. Seasonal and Interannual Circulation Patterns in the Gulf of Alaska,1968-1990. American Geophysical Union Fall 1996 Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 1996.

CRUISE PARTICIPATION

July 2014: R/V Knorr, Reykjavic to Reykjavic. Responsible for sound source, RAFOS and APEX float deployments. CTD watchstander, water sampling.

October-November 1997: R/V Knorr, Ponta Delgada to Woods Hole. Responsible for RAFOS and APEX float deployments. CTD watchstander, water sampling.

July-August, 1993: USCGC Polar Star, Barrow to Barrow. CTD watchstander, water sampling.

May-June, 1993: R/V Thomas S. Thompson, San Francisco to Sitka. CTD watchstander, water sampling.

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

2011    C programming working group, WHOI.
2005    Cascading Style Sheets, Dreamweaver, WHOI.
2003    Microsoft Word, WHOI.
2002    Perl Programming Fundamentals, WHOI.
2000    Intermediate Matlab Course, Adobe Illustrator I and II, WHOI.
1999    Dynamic HTML Development, University of Massachusetts, Lowell.
1998    Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, WHOI, Audited.


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