Alexander Kurapov – COSS-TT
Physical Scientist, NOAA/NOS/OCS/SCDL/CMMB
Alex is co-chair of the COSS-TT together with Villy Kourafalou and Pierre De May-Frémaux. His research interests include coastal ocean processes, modeling, and data assimilation. He has done research on wind and tidally driven processes, shelf-interior ocean interactions, coupled ice-ocean modeling, and wave-current interactions. Expert areas include the US West Coast and Bering Sea. At NOAA he has led development of the West Coast ocean forecast and data assimilation system.