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Henry Potter
Henry Potter
(979) 845-0405
O&M 702D

Department of Oceanography

Texas A&M University

4136 TAMU

College Station, TX



University of Miami, Miami, FL.

Ph.D. Applied Marine Physics, 2014

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

B.S. Geography (atmospheric sciences concentration), Minor: Physics, 2009                       

Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, ME.

A.A., Liberal Studies, 2006


Matlab Programming for Ocean Sciences OCNG 456/656

Data Methods in Geosciences GEOS 470

Experimental Design and Analysis in Oceanography OCNG 655

Undergraduate Research in Oceanography OCNG 491

Henry Potter

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Air-sea interaction and boundary layer turbulence

Tropical cyclones

Ocean observing instruments and technology

Surface gravity waves 

Infrared remote sensing

Selected Publications

Directional Wave Spectra Observed During Intense Tropical Cyclones  2017

Clarence O. Collins, Henry Potter, Bjoern Lund, Hitoshi Tamura, Hans Graber, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans. In Press.


Upper Ocean Cooling and Air-Sea Fluxes under Typhoons: A Case Study 2017

Henry Potter, William M. Drennan, Hans C. Graber. Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans. 2169-9291.


Observations of Stress Direction During Typhoon Chaba (2010) 2015                                      

Henry Potter, Clarence O. Collins, William M. Drennan, Hans C. Graber. Geophysical Research Letters. 42 (22), 9898-9905.


Whitecap Lifetime Stages from Infrared Imagery with Implications for Microwave Radiometric Measurements of Whitecap Fraction 2015

Henry Potter, Geoffrey B. Smith, Charlotte M. Snow, David J. Dowgiallo, Justin P. Bobak, Magdalena D. Anguelova. Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans. 120(11), 7521-7537.


Swell and the Drag Coefficient 2015

Henry Potter. Ocean Dynamics. 65(3), 375-384.


In Situ Measurements of Momentum Fluxes in Typhoons 2015

Henry Potter, Hans C. Graber, Neil J. Williams, Clarence O. Collins, Rafael J. Ramos, William M. Drennan, Hans C. Graber. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences. 72(1), 104-118


A Study of Turbulent Processes at the Air-Sea Interface in High Wind Speeds 2014

Henry Potter. Open Access Dissertations. 1218.


EASI: An Air-Sea Interaction Buoy for High Winds 2014

William M. Drennan, Hans C. Graber, Clarence O. Collins, Anibal Harrera, Henry Potter, Rafael J. Ramos, Neil J. Williams. Journal of Atmospheric and Ocean Technology. 31(6), 1397-1409.


Waves and Air-Sea Fluxes from a Drifting ASIS Buoy During the Southern Ocean Gas Exchange Experiment 2012

Erik Sahlee, William M. Drennan, Henry Potter, Mike Reboso. Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans. 117(C8).


Evidence of Increased Net Ecosystem Productivity Associated With a Longer Vegetative Season in a Deciduous Forest in South-Central Indiana 2010

Danilo Dragoni, Hans Peter Schmid, Craig A. Wayson, Henry Potter, Susan B. Grimmond, James C. Randorph. Global Change Biology. 17(2), 886-897.
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