Appendix A—
Some Leading Research Groups in Opportunity Areas

This appendix lists some leading research groups in the research areas discussed in Chapter 2.

MARINE ATMOSPHERIC BOUNDARY LAYER FLUXES

Experimental Approach

Leading experimental groups include those at:

Centre for Inland Waters

University of California at Irvine

University of Washington

IFREMER (France)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

Bedford Institute of Oceanography (Canada)

Naval Postgraduate School

National Center for Atmospheric Research

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Theoretical Approach

Leading theoretical groups include those at:

Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute

University of Michigan

Norwegian Meteorology Institute

COUPLED TURBULENT FLOWS

Atmospheric Boundary Layer

Experimental Approach

Leading experimental research groups include those at:

University of California at Irvine

National Center for Atmospheric Research

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, Washington

Theoretical Approach

Leading theoretical research groups include those at:

Oregon State University

National Center for Atmospheric Research

Pennsylvania State University



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Boundary Layer Dynamics Appendix A— Some Leading Research Groups in Opportunity Areas This appendix lists some leading research groups in the research areas discussed in Chapter 2. MARINE ATMOSPHERIC BOUNDARY LAYER FLUXES Experimental Approach Leading experimental groups include those at: Centre for Inland Waters University of California at Irvine University of Washington IFREMER (France) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute Bedford Institute of Oceanography (Canada) Naval Postgraduate School National Center for Atmospheric Research Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Theoretical Approach Leading theoretical groups include those at: Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute University of Michigan Norwegian Meteorology Institute COUPLED TURBULENT FLOWS Atmospheric Boundary Layer Experimental Approach Leading experimental research groups include those at: University of California at Irvine National Center for Atmospheric Research Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, Seattle, Washington Theoretical Approach Leading theoretical research groups include those at: Oregon State University National Center for Atmospheric Research Pennsylvania State University

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Boundary Layer Dynamics Oceanic Boundary Layer Experimental Approach Leading experimental research groups include those at: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington Scripps Institution of Oceanography Institute of Oceanographic Sciences (Canada) Rennel Center (United Kingdom) Theoretical Approach Leading theoretical research groups include those at: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Naval Postgraduate School National Center for Atmospheric Research OCEAN DATA ASSIMILATION Experimental Approach Leading experimental research groups include those at: Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Hamburg, Germany) Remote Sensing Systems, Inc. Oregon State University Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Theoretical and Numerical Approach Leading theoretical research groups include those at: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard National Center for Atmospheric Research European Center for Medium Range Weather Forecasting Massachusetts Institute of Technology SURFACE WAVE DYNAMICS Physics of Wind-Wave Growth and Equilibrium Experimental Approach Leading experimental groups include those at: Canada Centre for Inland Waters NASA Goddard University of New South Wales (Australia) Scripps Institution of Oceanography Tohoku University (Japan) Kyushu University (Japan)

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Boundary Layer Dynamics Bedford Institute of Oceanography Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Stanford University Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute Theoretical Approach Leading theoretical groups include those at: Johns Hopkins University Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Hamburg, Germany) LaJolla Institute City College of New York LaJolla Institute TRW, Inc. Scripps Institution of Oceanography Oregon State University Visco-Elastic Effects on Processes at the Ocean Surface Leading research groups include those at: ORINCON, Inc. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Naval Research Laboratory University of Hamburg (Germany) Case Western Reserve University Monitoring and Modeling of Ocean Waves on a Regional and Global Basis Leading modeling investigators include: Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Hamburg, Germany) Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University Institute for Space Research (Russia) Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics (Ukraine) Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of Massachusetts University of New South Wales (Australia) Canada Centre for Inland Waters Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute Interactions Between Waves and Currents Experimental Approach Leading experimental investigators include those at: University of Miami Forschungszentrum fur Marine Geowissenschaften der Universitat Kiel (GEOMAR; Germany) Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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Boundary Layer Dynamics Theoretical Approach Leading theoretical research groups include those at: Naval Research Laboratory Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University Defense Research Establishment Pacific (Canada) ELECTROMAGNETIC PROPAGATION AND SIGNATURE PHYSICS Physics of SAR Imagery of the Ocean Experimental Approach Leading experimental research groups include those at: University of Hamburg (Germany) Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington Environmental Research Institute of Michigan Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology ORE, Inc. SCAN (Russia) Theoretical Approach Leading theoretical research groups include those at: Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (Hamburg, Germany) University of Maryland ORE, Inc. Canada Centre for Remote Sensing Marconi Research Centre (United Kingdom) Imperial College (United Kingdom) Physics of Microwave Backscatter from the Sea at Intermediate Incidence Angles Experimental Approach Leading experimental research groups include those at: University of Hamburg (Germany) University of Kansas Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington Hofstra University Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Remote Sensing Systems, Inc. TRW, Inc. Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University Scripps Institution of Oceanography Theoretical Approach Leading theoretical research groups include those at:

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Boundary Layer Dynamics Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University Logicon-RDA, Inc. TRW, Inc. University of Michigan University of Texas Case Western Reserve University Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington University of Nebraska Naval Research Laboratory Physics of Microwave Backscatter from the Sea at Low Grazing Angles Experimental Approach Leading experimental research groups include those at: Naval Research Laboratory Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington Royal Signals and Radar Establishment (United Kingdom) Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics (Ukraine) Scripps Institution of Oceanography Theoretical Approach Leading theoretical research groups include those at: Naval Research Laboratory Environmental Research Institute of Michigan Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University Logicon-RDA, Inc. Development of Improved Sensors for Active Sensing Leading research groups include those at: Environmental Research Institute of Michigan Jet Propulsion Laboratory Institute for Space Research (Russia) Institute for Radio Physics and Electronics (Ukraine) University of Kansas Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington Development of Passive Microwave Techniques Leading research groups include those at: Naval Research Laboratory University of Massachusetts Remote Sensing Systems, Inc. Institute for Space Research (Russia) SCAN (Russia) Aerojet ElectroSystems, Inc.

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Boundary Layer Dynamics BOUNDARY LAYER DYNAMICS-RELATED ACOUSTICAL AND OPTICAL OCEANOGRAPHY Acoustical Oceanography Leading research groups include those at: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of British Columbia Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington FWG (Germany) Optical Oceanography Leading research groups include those at: University of Southern California University of California at Santa Barbara NOAA/NOAA Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service University of Miami Biospherical Instruments, Inc. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Naval Research Laboratory-Stennis Oregon State University University of California at Santa Barbara