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Dr. Jeffrey Carpenter

Jeff Carpenter

Dr. Jeffrey Carpenter

Kleinskalige Physik und Turbulenz


Tel: +49 (0)4152 87-1546

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My research is mainly focussed on the fluid mechanics of physical processes in natural water bodies, including oceans, lakes, and estuaries. The following is a list of current research interests:

  • Turbulent mixing in stable density stratification
  • Shear flows, instability and wave interactions
  • Double-diffusive convection
  • Heat fluxes and eddy formation in the Arctic Ocean
  • Turbulence measurements using ocean gliders
  • Impacts of offshore wind farms on the coastal ocean

Additionally, I perform research using a variety of methods including field measurement, numerical simulation, and theoretical analysis.

  • seit September 2013 Research scientist and group leader Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon
  • 2011 - 2013 Post-doctoral associate Geology & Geophysics at Yale University
  • 2009 - 2011 Post-doctoral researcher EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
  • 2009 PhD University of British Columbia