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

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: March 18, 2018