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Researcher: Oke, PR (Dr Peter Oke)

Fields of Research

Physical oceanography
Oceanography
Meteorology
Atmospheric sciences
Climate change processes
Chemical oceanography

Research Objectives

Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Weather
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Climate change models
Other environmental management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An application framework for the rapid deployment of ocean models in support of emergency services: Application to the MH370 search; 11th International Symposium on Environmental Software Systems 2015
An avenue of eddies: quantifying the biophysical properties of mesoscale eddies in the Tasman Sea; Geophysical Research Letters
An ensemble ocean data assimilation system for seasonal prediction; Monthly Weather Review
Assessing the footprint of a regional ocean observing system; Journal of Marine Systems
Assessing the impact of observations on ocean forecasts and reanalyses: Part 1, Global studies; Journal of Operational Oceanography
Assessing the impact of observations on ocean forecasts and reanalyses: Part 2, Regional applications; Journal of Operational Oceanography
Assimilation of glider and mooring data into a coastal ocean model; Ocean Modelling
Demonstrating the complementarity of observations in an operational ocean forecasting system; Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society
Development and evaluation of a high-resolution reanalysis of the East Australian Current region using the Regional Ocean Modelling System (ROMS 3.4) and Incremental Strong-Constraint 4-Dimensional Variational (IS4D-Var) data assimilation; Geoscientific Model Development
Dynamics of ocean surface mixed layer variability in the Indian Ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
ENSO regimes and the late 1970's climate shift: The role of synoptic weather and South Pacific ocean spiciness; Journal of Computational Physics
Evaluation of a near-global eddy-resolving ocean model; Geoscientific Model Development
Evaluation of the Tropical Pacific Observing System from the ocean data assimilation perspective; Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society
GODAE inter-comparisons in the Tasman and Coral Seas; Journal of Operational Oceanography
Impacts of localisation in the EnKF and EnOI: experiments with a small model; Ocean Dynamics
Implications of the form of the ensemble transformation in the ensemble square root filters; Monthly Weather Review
Invigorating ocean boundary current systems around Australia during 1979-2014: As simulated in a near-global eddy-resolving ocean model; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Predicting the East Australian Current; Ocean Modelling
Recent freshening of the East Australian Current and its eddies; Geophysical Research Letters
Status and future of data assimilation in operational oceanography; Journal of Operational Oceanography
Synthesis of new scientific challenges for GODAE OceanView; Journal of Operational Oceanography
Towards a dynamically balanced eddy-resolving ocean reanalysis: BRAN3; Ocean Modelling
Use of remote-sensing reflectance to constrain a data assimilating marine biogeochemical model of the Great Barrier Reef; Biogeosciences

Research Projects

An Australian Consortium for Eddy-Resolving Global Ocean-Sea Ice Modeling; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision