Brian Arbic

Brian Arbic

Affiliated Professor


Climate & Space Research Building 2455 Hayward Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2143

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  • PhD in Physical Oceanography
    MIT-­‐WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • B.S. in Physics (with distinction; high honors) and in Mathematics
  • University of Michigan
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan

Research Interests

  • 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.