United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1979–1981
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, Special undergraduate student in physics, 1981
Northeastern University, 1982–1983, Boston, MA, half-time study toward a BSEE
University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, 1992–1993, evening credit courses in C programming and data modeling.
Polar oceanography and biogeochemistry; air-ice-ocean interactions; under-ice submesoscale coherent vortices; ice floe dynamics and kinematics.