“A Virtual Ride of Discovery: Exploring the Earth’s Climate Using Drones”

by | Jul 27, 2023 | Marine and Terrestrial Biology, Ocean and Atmospheric Physics, Polar Research, Remote Sensing, Scientific research vessels

Supported by NSF Grants OCE 20-49546 and  OCE 19-23935 and the Schmidt Ocean Institute

with Christopher Zappa


Originally presented 19 February 2022

Youtube video of this session

Christopher Zappa is a Lamont Research Professor in Ocean and Climate Physics, and a Lecturer in Earth and Environmental Sciences. His research interests include air-sea interaction, wave dynamics and wave breaking, effect of near-surface turbulence on heat, gas, and momentum transport, infrared remote sensing, upper-ocean processes, coastal and estuarine processes. Prior to joining Columbia in 2003, he received his PhD from the University of Washington, Seattle in Applied Ocean Physics in 1999 and completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 2003. He received his Masters in Engineering in 1994 from the University of Washington.

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“OASIS—The Observatory for Air-Sea Interaction Studies” (April 2018)

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