Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan


Brian Arbic

Brian Arbic

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Office: 3020 C. C. Little Bldg.
Phone: 734-615-4941
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PhD in Physical Oceanography
MIT-­‐WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

B.S. in Physics (with distinction; high honors) and in Mathematics
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan


Physical oceanography.  Dynamics and energy budgets of oceanic mesoscale eddies, the large-scale oceanic general circulation, and tides. Paleotides. Ocean's role in climate.  Numerical ocean modeling. 

Updated: 2015-03-02