National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

Dr. John M. Lyman

Assistant Researcher
Staff Affiliation: 
PMEL Division: 
Ocean Climate
PMEL Project: 
Large Scale Ocean Physics

Research Interest:

Investigation of mesoscale variability from satellite altimeter data and moored buoys in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific; development of linearized models to explain instabilities in the equatorial oceans; estimating global heat and fresh water content from in situ observations and satellite altimeter data; development of a deep ocean observation system. Geographical areas of interest include the Equatorial Pacific Ocean, Bering Sea, Equatorial Indian Ocean, and Equatorial Atlantic Ocean.



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