Staff Profile

James Edson

SENIOR SCIENTIST

Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Email: jedson@whoi.edu

Phone: +1 508 289 2935

Address: Bigelow 111,   Mail Stop: 12

Education

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.