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Leonel Romero is an Assistant Professor of Marine Sciences at the University of Connecticut, Avery Point. He received his Ph.D. in Oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 2008.
His research combines field observations and numerical modeling to study upper-ocean processes, ocean waves, coastal circulation, and air-sea interaction. His main objectives are to improve understanding of wave-current interactions and their impacts on surface wave breaking, air-sea fluxes, and applications. Other research interests include the transport and dispersion of tracers near the ocean surface and the underlying driving processes such as winds, waves, fronts, eddies, and Langmuir circulation.
PhD in Oceanography, 2008
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
BSc in Physics, 2002
University of California, San Diego
Inner-shelf dispersion experiment (ISDEX)
Wave-current interactions in the presence of submesocale ocean features
Modulation of bubble mediated gas transfer due to wave-current interactions