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Henry Potter
Henry Potter
(979) 845-0405
O&M 702D
Department of Oceanography
Texas A&M University
3146 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-3146


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

Henry Potter

Visiting 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

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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