Peter Winsor


Fellow Term: April '05 - August '08

Peter Winsor is an Assistant Scientist in the Physical Oceanography Department. He is working on the variability of the stratification of the upper Arctic Ocean and its influence on the Arctic sea-ice cover, where the main feature, the cold halocline layer, prevents upward flux of heat from the relatively warm Atlantic layer to the surface and the sea ice. As a fellow he will continue to model the pathways of the Lake Agassiz freshwater outflow, and investigate how the buoyant plume evolves downstream and interacts with the Gulf Stream near the tail of the Grand Banks.