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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050
Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, 1974, Physical Oceanography
M.S., University of Rhode Island, 1970, Physical Oceanography
B.S., Universwity of California, Berkeley, 1964, Civil Engineering
Aerodynamics of albatross soaring over the ocean (dynamic soaring); the general circulation of the ocean and its low frequency variability; western boundary currents, ocean eddies, historical studies.
Richardson, P. l., Wakefield, E. D., Phillips, R. A., 2017. Flight speeds and performance of the wandering albatross. Progress in Oceanography, submitted.
Richardson, P. L., 2015. Upwind dynamic soaring of albatrosses and UAV's. Progress in Oceanography 130, 146-156.
Richardson, P. L., 2012. High-Speed Robotic Albatross: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle powered by dynamic soaring. Radio-Controlled Soaring Digest, 29, 4-18.
Richardson, P. L., 2012. High-Speed Dynamic Soaring. Radio-Controlled Soaring Digest, 29, 36-49.
Richardson, P. L., 2011. How do albatrosses fly around the world without flapping their wings? Progress in Oceanography, 88, 46-58.
Richardson, P. L., 2008. On the history of meridional overturning circulation schematic diagrams. Progress in Oceanography, 76, 466-486.
Richardson, P. L., 2007. Agulhas leakage into the Atlantic estimated with subsurface floats and surface drifters. Deep-Sea Research I, 54, 1361-1389.