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Breck Owens

Breck Owens

Emeritus Research Scholar

Physical Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2811

Fax: +1 508 457 2181


WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 29

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.S. University of Michigan, 1968, Chemical Engineering
M.S. University of Colorado, 1972, Chemical Engineering
Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University, 1976, Physical Oceanography

Research Interests

Description of the general circulation and eddy variability in the world?s oceans; sea ice, ocean- atmosphere coupling dynamics; development of float technology and autonomous vehicles for ocean monitoring.