Physical Oceanography Laboratory

Principle Investigator

Alexander Soloviev, Ph.D.
(954) 262-3659

Selected Works

The works and accomplishments of Dr. Soloviev can be viewed at his Selected Works profile. 

Research Focus

This multidisciplinary laboratory focuses on physical oceanography and its uses with biology, meteorology, environmental impacts, environmental engineering, and the implementation of new SAR satellites. These research projects focus from local Florida to global projects.

Research Activities

Long-term observations of the Florida Current and electromagnetic research in the Straits of Florida.
Rapid intensification of tropical cyclones.
Implementation of a new generation of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites.
Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment using in-situ and satellite observations for the identification and tracking of oil spills.

He has several major oceanographic and air-sea interactions and is the author and co-author of more than 70 research articles published in peer-reviewed journals. In co-authorship with Prof. Roger Lukas from the University of Hawaii, he wrote a monograph "The Near-Surface Layer of the Ocean: Structure, Dynamics, and Applications", published by Springer.