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Melissa Moulton

Melissa Moulton

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Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3427

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 12

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.A. Physics, 2009, Amherst College
Ph.D. Candidate, MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography

Research Statement

I’m a graduate student in Physical Oceanography in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program. I study nearshore hydrodynamics and sediment transport, primarily using field observations. My research interests include rip current hydrodynamics and rip channel migration, the evolution of steep bathymetric features, and methods for estimating surfzone bathymetry.