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Roland W. Garwood
Professor Emeritus
Mail Code: OC/Gd
Department of Oceanography
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-2673
Email: garwood (at) nps.edu
Web: www.oc.nps.navy.mil/~garwood/bill.html
EDUCATION:
PhD - Univ of Washington, 1976
BS - Bucknell Univ, 1967
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • Research Assistant Professor, 1976
  • Assistant Professor, 1979
  • Associate Professor, 1982
  • Professor, 1988
  • Associate Chairperson, 1990-98
  • Chairperson, 1998-2001
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 1971 - 1976 - Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle
  • 1968 - 1971 - Commissioned Officer, NOAA, LT
  • Oceanographer-Meteorologist, 1970-71, National Weather Service, Silver Springs, Maryland
  • Electronics Officer and Officer of the Deck, 1968-70, National Ocean Survey Ship Rainier:
  • Hydrographic, Magnetic and Gravimetric Survey of Norton Sound, Alaska
  • Barbados Oceanographic and Meteorological Experiment (BOMEX)
  • 1965 - 1967 - Student Asst. Electronics Engineer. Oceanography, Submarine Sonar and ASW Divisions, US Navy Underwater Sound Laboratory (USNUSL), New London, Connecticut
  • 1963 - 1963 - Seismographic Field Party, Colombian Petroleum Co., Cucuta, Colombia
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Ocean Dynamics
  • Air-Sea Interaction
  • Advanced Air-Sea Interaction
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Studies of the Oceanic Planetary Boundary Layer
  • Air-Sea Interactions
  • Ocean Turbulence and Turbulent Dispersion
  • Mixed Layer Dynamics
  • Oceanic Large Eddy Simulation
  • Deep Convection and Deep Water Formation
  • Biocomplexity in Oceanic Planetary Boundary Layer
AWARDS:
  • Tau Beta Pi
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Pi Mu Epsilon
  • Tau Beta Pi Award of Merit
  • Invited Author, U.S. National Report of IUGG
  • Outstanding Young Men of America
  • Naval Postgraduate School Top-5 Percent Teaching Recognition, 1988
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Associate Editor J. Phys. Oceanogr., 1982-1987
  • Associate Editor J. Geophys. Res., 1992-1996
  • IGOSS Group of Experts, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
  • Am. Meteorol. Soc. Committee on Interaction of the Sea and the Atmosphere, 1981-1986
  • Program Chairman, 5th Conf. on Ocean-Atmos. Interaction, Miami, 1984
  • Science Review Panels, National Science Foundation
  • RFP Review Board, Naval Research Laboratory for Transition of Search and Rescue Model to USN
  • Adjunct Professor, Marine Sciences Board, University of California at Santa Cruz
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Air-Sea-Ice Interactions, Ocean Dynamics, Dispersion, Turbulence



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