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Dr. Benjamin Giese
Benjamin Giese
Phone:
(979) 845-2306
Fax:
(979) 845-6331
Email:
b-giese@tamu.edu
Office:
Eller O&M 611
Address:

Texas A&M University O&M Building
Room 611 MS 3146 
College Station, Texas 77843


Degrees:

Ph.D. Oceanography, University of Washington, 1989

M.S. Oceanography, University of Washington, 1985

B.A. Physics, University of Chicago, 1981


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Benjamin Giese

Professor
Physical Oceanography: Climate Change; Ocean Modeling; Data Assimilation

Research Interests

  • Coupled ocean-atmosphere modeling
  • Interannual climate variability
  • Climate change
  • Data assimilation

Selected Publications

  • S. Ray* and B.S. Giese, 2012: Changes in El Niño and La Niña characteristics in an ocean reanalysis and reconstructions from 1871-2008, J. Geophys. Res., 117, C11007, doi:10.1029/2012JC008031.
  • J.A. Carton, H.F. Seidel, and B.S. Giese, 2011: Detecting historical ocean climate variability, Journal Geophys. Res, 117, C02023.
  • G. Grunseich, B. Subrahmanyam , V. Murty and B.S. Giese, 2011: Sea Surface Salinity Variability during the Indian Ocean Dipole and ENSO Events in the Tropical Indian Ocean, Journal Geophys. Res., Journal Geophys. Res, 116, C11013.
  • B.S. Giese and S. Ray*, 2011: El Nino variability in simple ocean data assimilation (SODA), 1871-2008, Journal Geophys. Res, 116, C02024
  • R. Czeschel, L. Stramma, F. Schwarzkopf and B.S. Giese, 2011: Middepth circulation of the eastern tropical South Pacific and its link to the oxygen minimum zone, Journal Geophys. Res, 116, C01015
  • B.S. Giese, G. A. Chepurin, J. A. Carton, T. P. Boyer, and H. F. Seidel, 2011: Impact of bathythermograph temperature bias models on an ocean reanalysis, J. Clim., 24, 84-93.
  • B.S. Giese, G.P. Compo, N.C. Slowey, P.D. Sardeshmukh, J.A. Carton, S. Ray*, and J.S. Whitaker, 2010: The 1918/1919 El Niño, Bulletin of Atmospheric Meteorological Society, 91, 177-183.
  • J.A. Carton and B.S. Giese, 2008: A reanalysis of ocean climate using Simple Ocean Data Assimilation (SODA), Mon Weather Rev., 136, 2999-3017.
  • A. J. Bratcher* and B. S. Giese, 2002: Tropical Pacific decadal variability and global warming, Geophys. Res. Letters, 29, DOI 10.1029/2002GL015191.
  • B. S. Giese, S. C. Urizar*, and N. S, Fuckar*, 2002: Southern Hemisphere origins of the 1976 climate shift, Geophys. Res. Letters, 29, DOI 10.1029/2001GL013268.

           * Designates student

Additional Information

SODA (Simple Ocean Data Assimilation)     OARCA (Ocean Atmosphere Reanalysis).

Experience

  • Professor, Oceanography, Texas A&M University, 2011-present
  • Associate Professor, Oceanography, Texas A&M University, 1999-2011
  • Assistant Professor, Oceanography, Texas A&M University, 1994-1999
  • Assistant Research Scientist, Meteorology, University of Maryland, 1991-1993
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1989-1991
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