CURRICULUM VITAE

 

ADDRESS:

School of Marine Sciences, 5714 Libby Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, 04469-5714, (207) 581 4337.

336 Surry Rd, Orland, Maine 04472, (207) 469-7450

peter@grampus.umeoce.maine.edu

/peter/peter.html

 

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. candidate 1995 -, Oceanography, University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Expected May, 2000.

M.S. 1994, Oceanography, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.

B.S. 1989, Physics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1997-, Fellowship, Maine Space Grant Consortium Fellow. NASA fellowship for a satellite remote sensing project: "Decorrelation scales of Sea Surface Temperature Imagery for the Gulf of Maine".

1994-1997, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Oceanography, University of Maine. Researched Gulf of Maine tidal and solitary internal waves and biophysical coupling.

1993-1994, Fellowship, Center for Marine Studies, University of Maine. Researched Gulf of Maine oceanography and circulation.

1991-1993, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Oceanography, University of Maine. Massachusetts Bay oceanography and wind-driven circulation.

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE:

1989-1991 Field Service Engineer, Biorad Laboratories Inc., Digilab Division Diagnosis, testing, repair and development for a full line of Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometers (FT-IR), coupled with gas chromatography (GC-IR), microscopy and associated analytical research equipment. Supported a world-wide customer base engaged in industrial, defense and academic research.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Observation and theoretical studies of continental shelf and coastal boundary layer circulation. Internal solitary waves, turbulent mixing, and stimulation of primary productivity by episodic events. Physical and biological coupling at multiple scales. Satellite remote sensing of sea surface temperature, internal waves, and ocean color.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Pettigrew, N. R., D. W. Townsend, H. Xue, J. P. Wallinga, P. J. Brickley and R. D. Hetland. Observation of the Eastern Maine Coastal Current and its offshore extensions in 1994. J. Geophys. Res. 103 (C13), 30, 623-30,639, 1998.

 

McCleave J D., P. J. Brickley, K. M. OíBrien, D. A. Kistner, M. W. Wong, M. Gallagher, and S. M. Watson. Do leptocephali of the European eel swim to reach continental waters? Status of the question. J. Mar. Biol., 78, 1, 285-306, 1998.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS:

Brickley P. J., and N. R. Pettigrew. Wind stress and subtidal circulation in Massachusetts Bay. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1994.

 

Brickley, P. J., J. P. Wallinga, D. W. Townsend, , and F. Chai. Internal wave processes in the Gulf of Maine, nutrient flux, and biophysical coupling. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1996.

 

Pettigrew, N. R., D. W. Townsend, J. P. Wallinga, and P. J. Brickley. The effects of internal waves on light available to phytoplankton in the western Gulf of Maine. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1996.

 

Hetland, R. D., N. R. Pettigrew, J. P. Wallinga, and P. J. Brickley. The Eastern Maine Coastal Current and spatial scales in the eastern Gulf of Maine. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting San Diego, CA, 1996.

 

Townsend D. W., N. R. Pettigrew, P. J. Brickley, J. Wallinga, F. Chai, A. Thomas, C. S. Yentsch, M. E. Sieracki, C. Garside, D. Phinney, and J. Brown. Internal wave climate and implication for diapycnal mixing in the Gulf of Maine. Gulf of Maine Ecosystem Dynamics Workshop, St. Andrews, N.B., 1996.

 

Sieracki, C. K., P. J. Brickley, F. Chai, N. R. Pettigrew, A. Thomas, D. W. Townsend, J. Wallinga, J. Brown, C. Garside, J. Hopkins, D. A. Phinney, D. I. Phinney, M. E. Sieracki, and C. S. Yentsch, Internal waves in the Gulf of Maine: Effects on nutrients, particles, and optics. ASLO, Sante Fe, NM, 1997.

 

Brickley, P. J., D. W. Townsend, N. R. Pettigrew, F. Chai, J. Wallinga, M. Sieracki, C. Garside, C. Sieracki, D. Phinney, and J. Brown. Episodic diapycnal mixing by internal waves in the Gulf of Maine. AGU/ALSO Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Diego, Ca., 1998.

 

Brickley, P. J., , N. R. Pettigrew, and D. W. Townsend. A transient phytoplankton bloom initiated in the wake of Hurricane Edouard by wind mixing and inertial waves. AGU/ALSO Ocean Sciences Meeting, San Antonio, Tx., 2000.

 

OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

Participant on a total of 14 cruises between 1993-1999 with 90+ days at sea. Co-Chief Scientist on 2 cruises: April, 1994, and September, 1996.

Experienced with a wide variety of instrumentation, including SeaBird and Neil Brown CTD systems, RDI narrowband and broadband ADCPís, towed and undulating CTD systems. Experience with mooring design, deployment, and recovery.

 

Time series analysis, spectral analysis, EOF analysis. Hydrographic analysis.

Analysis of AVHRR sea surface temperature imagery and ERS-1 synthetic aperture radar imagery.

Numerical analysis and numerical modeling of the surface mixed layer and continental shelf circulation.

 

OTHER TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:

UNIX system administration: DEC Alpha OSF, Sun Solaris, Linux.

System administration of SeaSpace Terascan HRPT receiving station for the Satellite Oceanography Data Laboratory, University of Maine. Wrote scripts for automated data reception and archiving (sh, csh, bsh).

Numeric analysis and graphical visualization tools: MATLAB, IDL, ENVI, EASI/PACE

Extensive MATLAB programming, some FORTRAN 77 and C experience.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Lecturer for Physical Oceanography OCE 541, a graduate level course. Various dates, 1995-1999, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469.

Visiting scientist with Sea Education Association aboard SSV Corwith Cramer C-134, July 22-August 2, 1994, S.E.A., Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543. Lectured on Gulf of Maine circulation, organized sampling plan and data collection.

 

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

1997-1999, Maine Space Grant Consortium Fellow. A NASA fellowship awarded through the Maine Science and Technology Foundation, Augusta, Maine to support a study Gulf of Maine sea surface temperature imagery.

 

1998 May, Visiting Scholar, Canadian-American Center, Orono, Me. Support for analysis of synthetic aperture radar imagery of internal waves at the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Canada.

 

1993-1994, Center for Marine Studies Fellowship. Center for Marine Studies, Coburn Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469.

 

SOCIETIES AND AFFILIATIONS:

American Geophysical Union

The Oceanography Society

 

REFERENCES:

Dr. Neal R. Pettigrew, Professor. School of Marine Sciences, 5741 Libby Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469-5741, 207 581-4381

 

Dr. David W. Townsend, Associate Professor. School of Marine Sciences, 5741 Libby Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469-5741, 207 581-4381

 

Dr. Andrew Thomas, Associate Research Professor. School of Marine Sciences, 5741 Libby Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469-5741, 207 581-4381

 

Dr. Fei Chai, Associate Research Professor. School of Marine Sciences, 5741 Libby Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469-5741, 207 581-4381