Renato Castelao in front of a glider
Associate Professor
Coastal physical oceanography
Campus: 
Athens
Office: 
252 Marine Sciences Bldg.
Office Phone:  (706) 542-2422
Lab Association: 
Lab: 
251/253 Marine Sciences Bldg.
Lab Phone: 
(706) 542-2527
Research Area: 

Education:

Ph.D. 2006, Oregon State University (Physical Oceanography)

Research Emphasis:

Coastal ocean dynamics and its impact on the marine ecosystem, wind-driven mesoscale flows, flow-topography interactions, buoyancy-driven flows, internal waves and tides, coupled ocean observing and modeling networks, autonomous underwater gliders.

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Alumni:

  • Yeping Yuan (Postdoc 2013-2015) - Now Assistant Professor at Zhejiang University (China)
  • Yuntao Wang (PhD Student 2010-2015) - Now Associate Professor at Second Institute of Oceanography (China)
Graduate Students: 
Postdocs: 

Renato Castelao's Selected Publications

Medeiros PM, Babcock-Adams L, Seidel M, Castelao RM, Di Iorio D, Hollibaugh JT, Dittmar T.  2017.  Export of terrigenous dissolved organic matter in a broad continental shelf. Limnology and Oceanography. In press
Yuan Y, Castelao RM, He R.  2017.  Variability in along-shelf and cross-shelf circulation in the South Atlantic Bight. Continental Shelf Research. 134:52-62.
Wang Y, Castelao RM, Di Iorio D.  2016.  Salinity Variability and Water Exchange in Interconnected Estuaries. Estuaries and Coasts. :1-13.
Wang Y, Castelao RM.  2016.  Variability in the coupling between sea surface temperature and wind stress in the global coastal ocean. Continental Shelf Research. 125:88-96.
Luo H, Castelao RM, Rennermalm AK, Tedesco M, Bracco A, Yager  L., Mote TL.  2016.  Oceanic transport of surface meltwater from the southern Greenland ice sheet. Nature Geoscience. 9:528-532.
Wang Y, Castelao RM, Yuan Y.  2015.  Seasonal variability of alongshore winds and sea surface temperature fronts in Eastern Boundary Current Systems. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 120:2385-2400.
Castelao RM, Wang Y.  2014.  Wind-driven variability in sea surface temperature front distribution in the California Current System. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 119(3):1861-1875.
Castelao RM.  2014.  Mesoscale eddies in the South Atlantic Bight and the Gulf Stream Recirculation region: Vertical structure. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 119(3):2048-2065.
Castelao RM, He R.  2013.  Mesoscale eddies in the South Atlantic Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 118(10):5720-5731.

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