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Nick Beaird

Nick Beaird

Postdoctoral Investigator

Physical Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3972

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 21

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


Ph.D. University of Washington, 2013 (Physical Oceanography)
M.Sc. University of Washington, 2010 (Physical Oceanography)
B.A. Colby College, 2006 (Physics, Mathematical Sciences)

Research Interests

High-latitude observational physical oceanography; Ocean-glacier interactions; buoyancy-driven flows; water mass modification and the AMOC


Beaird, N.L., F. Straneo, W. Jenkins, In Review: Characteristics of meltwater export from Jakobshavn Isbræ and Ilulissat Icefjord. Annals of Glaciology

Beaird, N.L., P.B. Rhines, C.C. Eriksen, 2016: Observations of Seasonal Subduction at the Iceland-Faroe Front. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC011501

Beaird, N.L., F. Straneo, W. Jenkins, 2015: Spreading of Greenland meltwaters in the ocean revealed by noble gases. Geophysical Research Letters, 42, doi: 10.1002/2015GL065003

Ullgren, J.E., I. Fer, E. Darelius, N.L. Beaird, 2014: Interaction of the Faroe Bank Channel overflow with Iceland Basin intermediate waters. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JC009437

Beaird, N.L., P.B. Rhines, C.C. Eriksen, 2013: Overflow waters at the Iceland-Faroe Ridge observed in multi-year Seaglider surveys. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 43, doi: 0.1175/JPO-D-13-029.1

Beaird, N.L., I. Fer, P.B. Rhines, C.C. Eriksen, 2012: Dissipation of Turbulent Kinetic Energy inferred from Seagliders: An application to the eastern Nordic Seas overflows. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-094.1 



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