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Sophia Merrifield

Sophia Merrifield

Joint Program Student

Physical Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3762

WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 21

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


2010-Present:  MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Physical Oceanography, Advisors: Lou St. Laurent and Breck Owens
2010: B.S. Physics, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Yale University

Research Interests

Mixing, Frontal Dynamics


1) Klocker, A., Ferrari, R., Lacasce, J. H., & Merrifield, S. T. (2012).
2) S. T. Merrifield, D. H. Kelley, and N. T. Ouellette (2010). 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 254501

3) Merrifield, M. A., S. T. Merrifield, G. T. Mitchum (2009)
J. Climate, 22, 57725781