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A changing world
Physical properties, including heat, light and momentum, are fundamental to all else that happens in large lakes.
LLO Physics researchers study the flux of heat, kinetic energy of motions, and how lakes respond to climate change.
Our Physics Faculty
Jay Austin, Large lake circulation, Thermodynamics, Ice, Observing systems
Sergei Katsev, Sediment biogeochemistry, Reaction-transport modeling, Carbon and nutrient cycling, Coupled physical-chemical dynamics
Sam Kelly, Large lake circulation, Tides and seiches, Internal waves, Turbulence