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


Tuesday
Shepherd's Pie and Vegetable   
Soup: Chicken Tortilla / 7 Bean 
Sandwiches, Pizza, Salad


Wednesday
Sausage and Sauerkraut Casserole w/ Caesar Salad 
Soup: White Chicken Chili / Lentil
Sandwiches, Pizza, Salad Bar


Thursday
Chili Dogs w/ Chips and Cole Slaw 
Soup: Chili / Cream of Broccoli
Sandwiches, Pizza, Salad Bar


Friday
Baked Scrod w/ Rice and Vegetable
Soup: Clam Chowder / Black Bean
Sandwiches, Pizza, Salad Bar


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Raymond W. Schmitt Raymond W. Schmitt
Senior Scientist
Physical Oceanography

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2426
Fax: +1 508 457 2181
rschmitt@whoi.edu

» CV

Endowed Observations
Seismic Oceanography
Microstructure Group Site
Introduction to the Global Water Cycle

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

Education

B.Sc. Carnegie-Mellon University, Physics
Ph.D. University of Rhode Island, Physical Oceanography

Research Interests

Ocean mixing and microstructure; double-diffusive convection; relationships between small scale mixing processes and large-scale temperature and salinity distributions; the thermohaline circulation of the ocean; development of microprofiling instrumentation. Oceanic freshwater budget, autonomous profiling floats, the salinity distribution and its measurement. Terestrial rainfall prediction using ocean salinity. Seismic Oceanography (See Science Article)

Research Statement

Google Scholar Citations:         > 7,100,       h-index = 41
ISI/Web of Science Citations:   > 4,500,       h-index = 35



Video and Radio Interviews

Predicting Terrestrial Rainfall using Ocean Salinities, WCAI Living Lab, June 13, 2016. http://capeandislands.org/post/ocean-salinity-can-predict-rainfall-continent-away

Regarding expanding Lake Enriquillo in the Dominican Republic, (Vice News, July 26, 2014):
http://www.vice.com/vice-news/the-lake-that-burned-down-a-forest-full-512

On IPCC AR5 Report ("The Takeaway", September 27, 2013)
http://www.thetakeaway.org/story/the-takeaway-2013-09-27/

Salinity and Climate ("The Point", July, 2013):
http://www.capeandislands.org/post/climate-changes-impact-ocean-chemistry-has-far-reaching-effects

Extreme Weather ("The Point", May, 2012):
http://www.wgbh.org/programs/The-Point-298/episodes/Extreme-Weather-38667

Climate Change ("The Point", February, 2007):
http://streams.wgbh.org/online/play.php?xml=cape/ThePoint/point_020707.xml&template=cainan

Webinar on Salinity and Climate Change for SPURS: http://cosee.umaine.edu/coseeos/spurs/webinars_02.htm

"Predicting Minnesota Rainfall with North Atlantic Salniities"  Slide presentation at AMS Fluid Dynamics Meeting, June15, 2015. https://ams.confex.com/ams/20Fluid/videogateway.cgi/id/30528?recordingid=30528

Press Release on Predicting Rainfall on Land from Ocean Salinity: http://www.whoi.edu/news-release/sahel-rainfall



Affiliations

Ocean Studies Board, National Academy of Sciences, 2005-2007.
Panel on Advancing the Science of Climate Change, America's Climate Choices, National Academy of Sciences, 2009-2010.
Marine Hydrokinetic Energy Assessment Committee, National Academy of Sciences, 2011-2012.
NASA Salinity Science Team leader, 2011- present
NASA Advisory Council Earth Science Subcommittee 2014-2017

Awards

J. S. Guggenheim Fellow, 1997-1998.
Fellow, American Geophysical Union
Van Allen Clark Sr. Chair for Excellence in Oceanography

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