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Caroline Ummenhofer

Caroline Ummenhofer

Associate Scientist

Physical Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2507


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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.Sc. University of Wales, 2003; Joint Honors Oceanography/Marine Biology (1st Class Honors), School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor, United Kingdom.
Ph.D., University of New South Wales, 2008; Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Sydney, Australia.

Research Interests

Climate variability and change, hydrological cycle, decadal variability, cClimate modeling, climate variability and change, Indian Ocean dynamics, tropical Indo-Pacific climate, monsoon dynamics, Southern Hemisphere extratopicsal climate, extreme events, paleoclimate of the last millennium, Australian rainfall, Indian Ocean dynamics, Indo-Pacific climate variability, North American climate, paleo climate, droughts, seasonal rainfall forecasting, effect of climate variability and change on agriculture, physical-biological interactions.