Monica Stephens Cooley, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University
Sc.M. in Applied Mathematics from Brown University
B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from Spelman College
General: Geophysical fluid dynamics, physical oceanography, numerical solutions of PDEs Specific: Air/sea/seaice interactions, ocean mixed-layer dynamics, decadal thermocline variability, climate change.
Stephens, M., Z. Liu and H. Yang (2001), Evolution of subduction planetary waves with application to North Pacific decadal thermocline variability, Journal of Physical Oceanography, vol. 31, pp.1733-1746.
Stephens, M. and Z. Liu (2001), The response of the upper ocean to surface buoyancy forcing: A characteristic solution to wave propagation , Contemporary Mathematics: Council for African American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences: Vol III, vol. 275., Ed. A. Noel, E. Barnes and S. Stephens, pp. 117-128.
Stephens, M., R. Oglesby, and M. Maxey (2003), A one-dimensional mixed-layer ocean model for use in three-dimensional climate simulations: Control simulation compared to observations, Journal of Climate, (accepted).
Oglesby, R., M. Stephens and B. Saltzman (2003) , The influence of ocean thermocline temperatures on the earth's surface climate, Journal of Climate (accepted).