David M. Farmer

  • Emeritus Dean & Professor of Oceanography
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Phone: 401.874.6222
  • Email: farmerd@uri.edu


Physical Oceanography 

Upper ocean physics including air-sea interaction, surface and internal waves, air-entrainment, bubble properties and behavior, turbulence; the interaction of stratified flow with topography; exchange through sea straits, nonlinear internal wave generation and propagation, seismic behavior of sea ice; fjord dynamics; acoustical oceanography; the impact of sound on marine mammals.