Lynne D. Talley
Distinguished Professor
University of California, San Diego
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
CASPO (research section)
COAP (education section)
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093-0230

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email: ltalley at ucsd edu

(858) 534-6610
(858) 534-9820

Research interests: large-scale water mass distributions and circulation of the world ocean. This includes the formation of intermediate water masses, observations useful for understanding large-scale dynamical processes common to most ocean basins, and relation of these to climate.

Curriculum vitae

The Albatross

Refereed publications

Unrefereed publications, PhD thesis, data reports, etc

Abstracts (partial list)

Textbook: Descriptive Physical Oceanography: An Introduction (6th edition). Talley, Pickard, Emery, Swift, 2011. Elsevier.

Last modified: Dec. 14, 2021