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James D. Irish

James D. Irish

Oceanographer Emeritus

Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering



B.S. Antioch College, 1967, Physics
M.S. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1968, Oceanography
Ph.D. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1971, Oceanography

Research Interests

Developing and deploying new instrument systems using new sensors, telemetry, and microprocessors to conditionally sample the ocean, then using this data to improve our understanding of tides, internal and surface waves, water mass formation, sediment dynamics, and bottom boundary layer processes.