Current lab members, and alumni.



Research areas for group members.



Publications from PONG


What We Do

People in the Physical Oceanography Numerical Group work on problems in the coastal ocean using numerical simulations. Currently, the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS) is used for all of the simulations.

What's New

July 22, 2014

PONG member Wenxia Zhang goes on MCH cruise.

Wenxia worked hard on a recent research cruise in the Gulf of Mexico, helping to determine the size of the hypoxia "dead zone." She is quoted in an article discussing her experiences.

June 20, 2014

New surface salinity movies of the Texas-Louisiana shelf are available.

June 10, 2014

TracPy version 1.0 has been released!

TracPy, a Python wrapper of Lagrangian trajectory model TRACMASS, has always been available on GitHub but now has been officially released, complete with a DOI. TracPy has been written primarily by Kristen Thyng.

February 10, 2014

DJ Kobashi has joined PONG!

DJ is working as a postdoctoral research associate with Rob on improving the TXLA and OOF models. See more information about DJ.