Hristina G. Hristova

Postdoctoral Researcher

Hristina HristovaPh.D., Physical Oceanography, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography, 2009 M.Sc.A., Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Canada, 2003 Diplome d'ingenieur, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France, 2001


Office: NOAA/PMEL, OCRD, 1061

Phone: 206-526-4810

Research Interests

The large-scale ocean circulation, its low-frequency variability and role in climate. Stability problems involving geophysical flows. Tropical ocean circulation and low-latitude western boundary currents.

Current Research Projects

Circulation in the Solomon Sea in the Southwest Pacific ocean - mesoscale variability and its influence on the mean circulation.

Selected Publications

Hristova H.G., J. Pedlosky, and M. Spall, 2008: Radiating Instability of a Meridional Boundary Current, J. Phys. Oceanogr., v. 38, p. 2294-2307

Hristova H., S. Roch, P. Schmid, and L. Tuckerman, 2002: Transient Growth in Taylor-Couette Flow, Physics of Fluids, v. 14, p. 3475, doi: 10.1063/1.1502658