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Barry Ruddick

Job Title: Professor
Employer: Dalhousie University
Place of Birth: Victoria, BC, Canada
Public School attended: Gordaon Head (Saanich)
High School attended: Mt. Douglas High Saanich, BC
Further Education: University of Victoria (B.Sc. - Physics), MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic (Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Nova Scotia, British Columbia, USA

Brief synopsis of current research:
Observations and theory of turbulence and ocean mixing.

Website:
www.phys.ocean.dal.ca/people/po/Ruddick_Barry.html

Recent Publications:

Ruddick, B. R., A. Anis, K. Thompson. Maximum Likelihood Spectral Fitting: The Batchelor Spectrum. Submitted to J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech.

Walsh, D., and B.R. Ruddick, 1998. Double-Diffusive Interleaving in the Presence of Turbulence - The Effect of a Nonconstant Flux Ratio. J. Phys. Oceanogr., submitted.

Clark, D.G., W.G. Harrison, B.R. Ruddick, N.S. Oakey, D. Walsh, and D.E. Kelley, 1998. Physical Sources and Biological Sinks of Nitrate in the Oligotrophic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research, submitted.

Ruddick, B. R., O.M. Phillips, and J.S. Turner, 1998. A laboratory and quantitative model of finite-amplitude intrusions. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, in press.

Ruddick, B.R., 1997. Differential Fluxes of Heat and Salt: Implications for Circulation and Ecosystem Modeling. Oceanography, 3(10), 122-127.