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Contact Info
Office: 2431 ATL
Phone: 301-405-5365
James A. Carton
Professor of Atmospheric & Oceanic Science
Education
M.A., Ph.D., Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program, Princeton University. Advisor: Professor George Philander (1979-1983)
M.S., Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle,WA. Advisor: Dr. David Halpern (1977-1979)
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Program student, Princeton University (1976-1977)
B.S.E., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (1972-1976)

Research Interests: Ocean dynamics and the role the ocean plays in climate variability

Current interests include tropical climate variability; exchange processes between the North Atlantic and Arctic (and their relationships to sea ice loss); the changing geochemistry of the oceans; and techniques for reconstructing historical variability of ocean climate

Keywords: Meteorology, Oceanography, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Climate