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Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Department

Department Administration

Mailing Address:
Oceanography Department
572C Holloway Road
Chauvenet Room 200

Annapolis, MD 21402-1363

Chair: 
Prof. Cecily Steppe
natunewi@usna.edu(410) 293-6552

Associate Chair:
Prof. Joe Smith
jpsmith@usna.edu(410) 293-6551

Senior Academic Advisor:
Assoc. Prof. Gina Henderson
ghenders@usna.edu(410) 293-6555

Educational Technician: 
Mr. Adam Kelley
akelley@usna.edu(410) 293-6550


Faculty and Staff Directory

Note: Listed alphabetically by last name.

  • Davies, Alexander

    Instructor of Practical Applications Environmental Data Manager, Command Forecaster M.S., University of Delaware
    Research Interests
    Air-Sea Interactions, MJO, Mesoscale Physical-Biological Processes, Rotating Tank Experiments
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  • Franklin, Kyle

    Commander, USN Assistant Professor Ph.D., M.S., Naval Postgraduate School
    Research Interests
    Boundary Layer Processes, Air-Sea Interactions, Environmental Inputs of Electromagnetic/Electrooptic (EM/EO) Systems
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  • Gallaher, Shawn

    Captain, USN Assistant Professor, PMP Ph.D., Naval Postgraduate School
    Research Interests
    Upper Ocean Stratification and Dynamics, Arctic Oceanography
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  • Loeffler, Scott

    Assistant Professor Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
    Research Interests
    Polarimetric Radar, Atmospheric Convection, Cloud Modeling, Supercell Dynamics
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  • Muller, Andrew

    Associate Professor Ph.D., Old Dominion University
    Research Interests
    Coastal Ocean Dynamics, Estuarine Biogeochemical Processes
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  • Smart, Matthew

    Lieutenant Commander, USNR Assistant Professor Ph.D., Indiana University
    Research Interests
    Paleoceanography, Paleoclimatology, Nutrient Cycling
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