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Julian Schanze

Julian Schanze

Postdoctoral Investigator

Physical Oceanography

Physical Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2281


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WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 21

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


2003-2007: 4-year Master of Oceanography (MOcean), University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, England

2007-date: Ph.D. Candidate, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Physical Oceanography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Research Interests

The Global Oceanic Freshwater Cycle, Satellite Remote Sensing, Data Assimilation and Analysis.

Research Statement

In my current research, I am focussing on the role of the oceanic component of the global freshwater cycle and its implications for ocean mixing. My Ph.D. work will focus on 'The Production of Temperature and Salinity Variance and Covariance: Implications for Diapycnal and Isopycnal Mixing'.


Oceanographic boatwork and sampling; extensive IT knowledge, including all common programs and hardware, networking, Linux and Unix, proficient programming in MATLAB, advanced programming skills in Fortran, basic programming skills in C, advanced web-design experience; electrical engineering experience, including PCB layouts, repair of electrical circuits.


Member of the American Geophysical Union (2009-date)


Raymont Memorial Prize for top performance on MSc Oceanography degree


German (native)
English (like native)
French (advanced)
Latin (reading)