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

Spall, M., R. H. Jackson, and F. Straneo (2017): “Katabatic wind driven exchange in fjords.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 122.

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.

Nash, J.D., J. Marion, N. McComb, J.S. Nahorniak, R. H. Jackson, C. Perren, D. Winters, A. Pickering, J. Bruslind, O.L. Yong, and S.J.K. Lee (2017): “Autonomous CTD profiling from the Robotic Oceanographic Surface Sampler.” Oceanography, 30(2):110–112.

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: “Plume dynamics at the ocean-glacier interface.” Gordon Research Conference on Coastal Dynamics, Biddeford, ME.

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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