Research interests

My research activity is focused on the study of physical processes in the ocean, with special interests in understanding how these processes control and influence the behavior of marine ecosystems and coastal sedimentary systems. The distinctive characteristic of my research lies in the fact that I employ a wide range of tools:

– design of field experiments to observe ocean processes by incorporating modern technology,

– analyses of observations to learn about the basic characteristics of the ocean,

– dynamical studies using numerical models to achieve better understanding of the ocean, and

– combination of observations and models trough data assimilation to provide accurate descriptions of the ocean.

Stony Brook Parallel Ocean Model (sbPOM)

As part of my postdoc, I developed the Stony Brook Parallel Ocean Model (sbPOM) at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) of the Stony Brook University (SBU). sbPOM is an adaptation of the Princeton Ocean Model (POM) for massively parallel computers, using two-dimensional (x-y) domain decomposition with MPI. sbPOM is freely available; you can download several test cases from the sbPOM web page.

Visit also the POM Core-Developing Group Forum for questions and (hopefully) answers.


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