Study the Physics of Fluids

Drifters on the back deck of the R/V Blue Heron

Students conducting research at LLO can earn a 2-year M.S. degree in Physics through the Physics & Astronomy Department. The department's graduate program page provides links to course lists, degree requirements, and application deadlines.

Potential advisors at LLO include:

Past/ongoing projects include:

  • Characteristics, influence, and sensitivity of ice cover on the Great Lakes
  • Modeling near-inertial waves in Lake Superior
  • Recent observations and modeling of the physical limnology of Lake Malawi
  • Internal wave generation and turbulence in Lake Superior