Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan


Brian Arbic

Brian Arbic

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Office: 3020 C. C. Little Bldg.
Phone: 734-615-4941
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PhD in Physical Oceanography
MIT-­‐WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

B.S. in Physics (with distinction; high honors) and in Mathematics
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan


Physical oceanography.  Dynamics and energy budgets of oceanic mesoscale eddies, the large-scale oceanic general circulation, and tides. Paleotides. Ocean's role in climate.  Numerical ocean modeling. 

Updated: 2015-09-08