Our group broadly seeks to improve our dynamical understanding of the ocean and its role in Earth's climate, with a particular interest in physical processes occurring at high latitudes. Problems of interest include the ventilation of the deep ocean, oceanic uptake and transport of heat and carbon, sea ice variability, and glacier-ocean interactions. These processes have outsized and far-reaching effects on our global climate and naturally lie at the intersection of other climate science disciplines, such as biogeochemistry, glaciology, and atmospheric science.
We approach these problems using a wide array of data sources and analytical methods, ranging from in situ observations to numerical modeling. Our goal is to provide tangible scientific insight that sharpens our understanding of these physical systems and helps constrain past, present and future climate variability.