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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Oceanographer
Institution
NOAA, National Centers for Environmental Information ( NCEI)
1315 East-West Hwy Silver Spring 20910
Address
NOAA, National Centers for Environmental Information 1315 East-West Hwy
Silver Spring
MD
20910
United States
Nationality China
Tel 3017134841
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Research , Data Management
Research Activities Zhankun Wang is a physical oceanographer specializing in the study of observational oceanography and ocean observing systems. He received his B. S. from Ocean University of China in 2002 and his M. S. and Ph. D. from University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth in 2007 and 2009. Dr. Wang’s research focuses on oceanographic data processing methods, ocean observing systems, turbulence measurements, and large sets of data QA/QC, processing, analyzing, interpretation and management. He has been working at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), Silver Spring, MD since Jan 2016, where he is the lead and data manager of the Global Thermosalinographs Data Stewardship project. He is also one of the PIs of the Turbulence Measurements in the Northern Gulf of Mexico project, which is to study the role of turbulence during an oil/gas spill.
Research Region 46, 54, 102, 69, 34, 43, 85
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise CTD  •  ADCP  •  ECO BB2F Fluorometer •REMUS AUV  •  RDCP  •  RCM  •  Sidescan Sonar  •  XBT  •  XCTD  •  Numeric Ocean Modeling (POM Model) • Slocum glider G2  •  Rockland MicroRider • MATLAB  • Python • Fortran  •  Basic C  • SQL

Group(s): IOC , GOOS , IODE , JCOMM , HAB , Tsunami , ITIC , ICAN
Created: 2016-09-23 Last Updated: 2016-09-23 by Zhankun WANG