Recent Changes - Search:

radlab home









ROW archive

radlab wiki


Pierre Flament

With family in front of the Седов (2011)

Professor of Oceanography
Physical Oceanography Division
Department of Oceanography
School of Ocean and Earth Sciences and Technology
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
pflament -at-


Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography, University of California San Diego (1986).
M.Sc. in Theoretical Physics, Université Libre de Bruxelles (1980).
B.Sc. in Engineering Physics, Université Libre de Bruxelles (1972).


"Finestructure and subduction associated with upwelling filaments", pp. 1-123 (Ph.D. dissertation, 1986; advisor: L. Armi).
"L'anomalie de conductivité des Pyrénées", pp. 1-69 (M.Sc. thesis, 1980; advisor: P. Mechler)

Positions held

1988-present: assistant, associate and professor, Department of Oceanography, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.
2007-present: adjunct professor, Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman.
2004-2006: program director in the Physical Oceanography Program, National Science Foundation.
1997-2001: senior scientist and director, Département d’Océanographie Spatiale, Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer.
1987-1988: post-doctoral fellow, Department of Physical Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
1982-1986: research assistant, Ocean Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
1983: summer fellow, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics program, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
1981: fellow, Belgian American Educational Foundation and David and Alice Van Buuren Foundation.
1980: visiting researcher, Laboratoire de Geomagnétisme, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris.

Course taught

  • Earth System Science Databases (OCN-363)
  • Oceanographic Instrumentation and Technology (OCN-664)
  • Topics in Physical Oceanography (OCN-760)

Research interests

Dynamics of the surface layer and air-sea interactions; coastal, equatorial and island upwelling; fronts and submesoscale structures; radar remote sensing; instrument development.

Research activities

I head the Radio Oceanography Laboratory.

Edit - History - Print - Recent Changes - Search
Page last modified on April 23, 2024, at 05:29 am