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James B. Edson

James B. Edson

Senior Scientist

Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2935

Fax: +1 508 457 2194

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WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 12

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.S. Dickinson College, 1984, Physics
Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University, 1989, Meteorology

Research Interests

Instrumentation and techniques to compute atmospheric fluxes within the marine boundary layer; systems to correct for motion contamination; modeling the influence of sea-spray on the surface layer energy budget; parameterization of fluxes; influence of waves on near surface flow; momentum and energy exchange across the coupled boundary layers; direct measurements of gas exchange; development of ocean observatories.