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Richard A. Krishfield

Richard A. Krishfield

Senior Research Specialist

Physical Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2849

Fax: +1 508 457 2175


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WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 23

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1979–1981
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, Special undergraduate student in physics, 1981
Northeastern University, 1982–1983, Boston, MA, half-time study toward a BSEE
University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, 1992–1993, evening credit courses in C programming and data modeling.

Research Interests

Polar oceanography and biogeochemistry; air-ice-ocean interactions; under-ice submesoscale coherent vortices; ice floe dynamics and kinematics.