Lynne Talley

Distinguished Professor
Oceans and Atmosphere

I research water mass formation, circulation and variability with emphasis on relationship to three-dimensional overturning circulation, topography and sea ice, and the impacts of these on ocean biogeochemical properties. Projects that I am part of include SOCCOM (Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling) for which I manage the deployment of biogeochemical Argo floats in the Southern Ocean and GO-SHIP (global decadal repeat hydrography) for which I am co-chair. In these projects, I collaborate in research associated with the ocean’s role in heat, freshwater and biogeochemical (carbon, oxygen, nutrients) uptake and redistribution.