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Dr. Amy Bower at sea.

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Contact Information
Dr. Amy Bower
Physical Oceanography Department
MS #21, Clark 325A, Woods Hole, MA  02534
508.289.2781 office | 508.457.2181 fax

Research Overview
Observation and analysis of large- and meso-scale ocean circulation, including structure and dynamics of western boundary currents, mixing and stirring processes at gyre boundaries, structure of isolated vortices and their role in the distribution of water properties, marginal seas overflows.

Related Links
Collaboration with Perkins School for the Blind

RAFOS Users Forum

AFB AccessWorld
Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Future Reflections
"Testing the Current"
From the Editor: A few years ago I read a book called Seven Tenths: Love, Piracy and Science at Sea, by David Fisichella (Leapfrog Press, 2010). The author recounted his adventures on shipboard expeditions with his wife, Amy Bower, a blind oceanographer. Recently I had the pleasure of conducting an interview with Amy herself for Future Reflections.

Last updated: February 1, 2013

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