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Timothy F. Duda

Senior Scientist
AOPE Department

Walter A. and Hope Noyes Smith Chair for Excellence in Oceanography 2019

Lab Manager, Ocean Acoustics and Signals Lab.

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Office: 508-289-2495
tduda@whoi.edu
Building: Bigelow Laboratory

Mailing Address:
266 Woods Hole Road, MS #11
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Research Interests

Internal gravity waves, ocean turbulence and mixing, ocean acoustic propagation, acoustic remote sensing; recent focus on internal tides, submerged float technology and three-dimensional aspects of acoustic fields.

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Selected Publications

Duda, T. F., Y.-T. Lin, M. Buijsman and A. E. Newhall, Internal tidal modal ray refraction and energy ducting in baroclinic Gulf Stream currents, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 48, 1969-1993, https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-18-0031.1, 2018

Duda, T. F., Modeling and forecasting ocean acoustic conditions, for The Sea, Ideas and Observations on Progress in the Study of the Seas. v 17. The Science of Ocean Prediction. Editors N. Pinardi, P. Lermusiaux and K. Brink. Sears Foundation for Marine Research, J. Mar. Res., V75(3), 435-457, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1357/002224017821836734,  https://hdl.handle.net/1912/9282,  2017.

Emerson, C., J. F. Lynch, P. Abbot, Y.-T. Lin, T. F. Duda, G. G. Gawarkiewicz, and C.-F. Chen, Acoustic propagation uncertainty and probabilistic prediction of sonar system performance in the southern East China Sea continental shelf and shelfbreak environments, IEEE J. Oceanic Eng., 40, 1003-1017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JOE.2014.2362820, 2015.

Duda, T. F., J. M. Collis, Y.-T. Lin, A. E. Newhall, J. F. Lynch and H. A. DeFerrari, Horizontal coherence of low-frequency fixed-path sound in a continental shelf region with internal-wave activity, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 131, 1782-1797, https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3666003, 2012.

Zhang, W. G., T. F. Duda and I. A. Udovydchenkov, Modeling and analysis of internal- tide generation and beamlike onshore propagation in the vicinity of shelfbreak canyons, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 44, 834-849, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-13-0179.1, 2014.

Duda, T. F., Comparison of deep-ocean finescale shear at two sites along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Deep-Sea Research II, 53, 207-225, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2005.08.021, 2006.

 

Awards

  • Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America
  • ARCS Sholarship (1978)
  • Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing - Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans (2014)

Postdocs

  • Dr. Chris Rehmann, 1996-97
  • Dr. Jon M. Collis, 2006-2008 (co-advise with Prof. William Carey)
  • Dr. Ilya Udovydchenkov, 2008-09
  • Dr. Brendan DeCourcy, 2018-19

Education

Ph.D., Oceanography, 1986. UC San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

B.A., Physics, 1979. Pomona College

Biography

Dr. Timothy Duda, Senior Scientist in the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department and head of the Ocean Acoustics and Signals Lab., is an ocean acoustician and physical oceanographer. Dr. Duda received his BA degree in physics from Pomona College and his PhD degree in oceanography from UC San Diego (Scripps Institution of Oceanography). He has led the design, fabrication, or assembly of physical oceanographic measurement systems beginning in graduate school in 1979 (Cartesian Diver, Micro Sampling Sled, Webb Shearmeters, LocoMoor, DIMES Shearmeters). He has collected and analyzed acoustic data from multiple experiments in deep and shallow water over the last few decades, and has devised theories to explain complex underwater acoustic behavior. He is also a developer of three-dimensional (3D) underwater acoustic propagation models and an experienced user of 2D and 3D acoustic propagation models. Most recently he has led a diverse multiple-PI DoD MURI program in coupled ocean dynamical and ocean acoustic modeling, and works actively on ocean acoustic effects and situations that are strongly influenced by rapidly evolving water-column events and complex bathymetry.