People Directory : Lawrence J. Pratt
WHOI Mailing Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050
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
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.