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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”
NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow, Oregon State University (2016 - present),
with Jonathan Nash and Emily Shroyer: glacial plume dynamics.
Spall, M., R. H. Jackson, and F. Straneo: “Katabatic wind driven exchange in fjords.” Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans. Accepted.
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: 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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