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Dr. Larry J. Pratt

Senior Scientist

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Larry Pratt

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Contact Information
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
MS #21, Clark 301A
Woods Hole, MA  02543-1535
Tel: (508) 289-2540
Fax: (508) 289-2181

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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MS #21
Woods Hole, MA  02543-1535

B. S., University of Wisconsin, 1975, Civil Engineering
M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1977, Civil Engineering
Ph.D., MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 1982, Physical Oceanography

Research Interests
The physics and climate of deep ocean circulation, with emphasis on overflows, boundary currents and canyons; circulation processes in marginal seas, including exchange flows in shallow straits, such as the Strait of Gibraltar; mixing and stirring in the ocean from the standpoint of chaos theory and dynamical systems; circulation around island and in archipelagos; wind jets and dust storms; biophysical
modeling of larval migration paths in the North Atlantic.

Last updated: April 29, 2014

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