UMD: A Globally Connected University

James Carton

3413 Computer & Space Sciences Building
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 5365
Expert Credentials: 

I received an undergraduate degree in computere science, MS degree in oceanography, MA and PhD degrees in atmospheric and ocean dynamics. Following a postdoctoral Fellowship I have taught at University of Maryland for 30 years and am past Chair of the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science.

Area of Expertise: 

I work with computer models and observations to elucidate the ocean's role in climate variability and change. Specific problems include tropical climate, ENSO, North Pacific and polar climate variability, anthropogenic climate change.

Atlantic Ocean currents; the Loop Current

PhD Atmos. Ocean Science Princeton University