Some excerpts from the CV below:

 

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (2010 - 2016)
          Ph.D. in physical oceanography
          Advisor: Fiammetta Straneo, WHOI. Thesis: "Dynamics of Greenland's glacial fjords"

Yale University (2006 - 2010)
          B.S. in physics with honors, magna cum laude
          Advisor: John Wettlaufer. Thesis: “Entrainment in turbulent gravity currents”
 

Current position

NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow, Oregon State University (2016 - present),
with Jonathan Nash and Emily Shroyer: glacial plume dynamics.
 

Publications

Jackson, R. H., E. L. Shroyer, J. D. Nash, D. A. Sutherland, D. Carroll, M. J. Fried, G. A. Catania, T. C. Bartholomaus, L. A. Stearns (2017): “Near-glacier surveying of a subglacial discharge plume: Implications for plume parameterizations” Geophysical Research Letters, 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL073602.

Jackson, R.H., and Straneo, F., (2016): "Heat, salt and freshwater budgets for a glacial fjord in Greenland." Journal of Physical Oceanography, 46, 2735-2768, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0134.1

Jackson, R.H., Straneo, F., and Sutherland, D.A. (2014). "Externally forced fluctuations in ocean temperature at Greenland glaciers in non-summer months." Nature Geoscience, 7, 503–508, doi:10.1038/ngeo2186

Selected presentations at meetings

Poster: “Investigating near-glacier circulation and plume theory with high-resolution fjord surveys in West Greenland.” American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2016).

Talk: “Shelf versus local wind forcing in Greenland’s glacial fjords.” IGS Symposium on Interactions of Ice Sheets and Glaciers with the Ocean, Scripps, La Jolla, CA (2016).

Talk (invited): "Heat, salt, and freshwater budgets for a glacial fjord in Greenland." American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2015).

Talk: "Glacial fjord circulation: how is heat imported and meltwater exported?" International Glaciology Society's symposium on Ice Sheet Dynamics & Ocean Interaction, Cambridge, UK (2015).

Poster: “How and when can submarine melting be inferred from measurements of ocean heat transport?” American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2014).

Talk: “The competition between buoyancy forcing from a glacier and remote forcing from shelf winds in a Greenlandic fjord.” Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI (2014).

Talk: “Fjord circulation and heat transport at the terminus of a major outlet glacier.” Graduate Climate Conference, Woods Hole, MA. (2013)

Poster: “Shelf-forced fjord circulation and heat transport at the terminus of a major outlet glacier.” Gordon Research Conference on Coastal Ocean Circulation, Biddeford, ME (2013).

Poster: “Transport and circulation driven by remote shelf winds in a glacial fjord of East Greenland.” American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2012).

Talk: “Circulation and mixing in Greenland’s glacial fjords inferred from pathways and transformation of glacially modified water.” Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT (2012).

Poster: “Hydrographic variability in Kangerdglussauq Fjord, East Greenland: a crossroads of Atlantic-water.” International Glaciology Society’s Symposium on Interactions of Ice Sheets and Glaciers with the Ocean, Scripps, La Jolla, CA (2011).
 

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