Internal | External | Text size: T T T

WHOI People

» Advanced People Search
Administrative Tools Conference Room Floor Plans Unanet/Time and Expense Reporting FSRs Keys & Stickers Password Changer PO Query Printing/Binding Services Room Scheduler Shipping Request Travel Expense Voucher Request for Payment Virtual Stockroom WHOIgrants Portal Personal ToolsEmployee Online Forms Fabricated Equipment Form Human Resources Forms IS Request FormsProcurement Forms Web Tools Site Builder Need to build a personal site or one for your lab, project, or class? Contact
This Week's Buttery Specials

*Some prices have changed due to the recent increase in meals tax
Chicken Tenders with Fries and sidegreens
SOUP:  Beef Barley / Roasted Veg.
Sandwiches, Pizza, Salad Bar

Beef Short Ribs with Mashed and Veg 
Soup:  Italian Wedding / Tomato Veg.
Sandwiches, Pizza, Salad

Cheese Tortellini in a meatsauce with Ceasar Salad 
Soup: White Chicken Chili
Sandwiches, Pizza, Salad Bar

Chicken Florentine with Egg Noodles & veg.
Soup: Kale / Cream of Broccolli
Sandwiches, Pizza, Salad Bar

Baked Haddock with Rice and Vegetable
Soup: Clam Chowder / Tomato Veg.
Sandwiches, Pizza, Salad Bar

» More about the Buttery

Ruth Curry Ruth Curry
Senior Research Specialist
Physical Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2799
Fax: +1 508 457 2181

» Personal Site

WHOI Mailing Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Rd.
MS# 21
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050

Research Interests

Observational oceanography:  quantifying spatial and temporal changes in ocean circulation and water properties, and how these observed changes relate to Earth’s climate system.  A particular focus has been on salinity distributions, the timing and attribution of shifts in the global water balance, and the impacts of freshwater and heat content anomalies on the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation.

Research Statement

Curry is an observational oceanographer who has been out measuring the world's ocean circulation and water mass properties since 1980. She is interested in how these are changing with time and their role in the global climate system. A particular focus of her research has been on global freshwater distributions, the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (MOC) and its response to greenhouse warming.


James E. and Barbara V. Moltz Institute Research Fellow


WHOI Internal Home | WHOI External Home
Questions? Troubles? Please email