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Svetlana Erofeeva

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Research Associate

Discipline: Geology and Geophysics
Office: Burt 330
Phone: 541-737-2991

Research Interests

Oceanographic data assimilation; digital signal processing; ocean tides.

Current Research

Global tides; high latitude tides; coastal tidal data inversion; automated data processing for Earthscope magnetotelluric data


1988 - Ph.D. degree (in System Engineering, the Ph.D. thesis on digital image processing in computer tomography), Moscow Engineering Physics Institute / Technical University (MEPhI)
1981 - Master degree (in Applied Mathematics), the Faculty of Cybernetics, MEPhI


Stammer, D., et al. (2014), Accuracy assessment of global barotropic ocean tide models, Rev. Geophys., 52, 243282, doi:10.1002/2014RG000450.

Ray, R. D. and S. Y. Erofeeva (2014), "Long-period tidal variations in the length of day," Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, 1498-1509.

Mohn C., S. Erofeeva, R. Turnewitsch, B.Christiansen, M.White (2013), Tidal and residual currents over abrupt deep-sea topography based on shipboard ADCP data and tidal model solutions for three popular bathymetry grids, Ocean Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s10236-013-0597-1

Mueller, R. D., L. Padman, M. S. Dinniman, L. Erofeeva, H. A. Fricker, and M. A. King (2012), Impact of tide-topography interactions on basal melting of Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica., J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007263, in press.

Ray, R. D., G. D. Egbert, and S. Y. Erofeeva, "Tide predictions in shelf and coastal waters: status and prospects," in Coastal Altimetry, (Eds.: S. Vignudelli et al.), Springer-Verlag, 2011, pp. 191-216

Gary D. Egbert, Svetlana Y. Erofeeva, Richard D. Ray (2010) Assimilation of Altimetry Data for Nonlinear Shallow-water Tides: Quarter-diurnal tides of the Northwest European Shelf, Continental Shelf Research, 2010, vol.30, N6, p.668-679

Egbert, G. D., S. Y. Erofeeva, S.-C. Han, S. B. Luthcke, and R. D. Ray (2009), Assimilation of GRACE tide solutions into a numerical hydrodynamic inverse model, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L20609, doi:10.1029/2009GL040376

Padman, L., S. Y. Erofeeva, and H. A. Fricker (2008), Improving Antarctic tide models by assimilation of ICESat laser altimetry over ice shelves, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L22504, doi:10.1029/2008GL035592

Tingting Zua, Jianping Gan, Svetlana Y. Erofeeva, "Numerical study of the tide and tidal dynamics in the South China Sea", Deep-Sea Research I 55 (2008) 137–154

O. B. Andersen, G. D. Egbert , S. Y. Erofeeva, R. D. Ray, "Mapping shallow water tides: A look at the past and future", Ocean Dynamics, v.56, p.416-429, 2006

Ray R.D., G.D. Egbert, S.Y. Erofeeva " A brief overview of Tides in the Indonesian Seas", Oceanography, Vol. 18, No4,p.14-19, 2005

Erofeeva S.Y., L. Padman, G.Egbert, "Assimilation of Ship-Mounted ADCP Data for Barotropic Tides: Application to the Ross Sea", J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., Vol.22, No6, pp 721-734,2005

Padman, L. and S. Erofeeva, A Barotropic Inverse Tidal Model for the Arctic Ocean, Geophys. Res. Letters, vol.31, L02303, doi:10.1029/2003GL019003, 2004

Morozov, E.G., Pisarev S.V., Neiman V.G and S.Y. Erofeeva. Internal Tidal Waves in the Barentz Sea, Doklady Earth Sciences, Vol.393, N8, pp.1124-1126, 2003

Svetlana Y. Erofeeva, Gary D. Egbert, and P. M. Kosro, Tidal currents on the central Oregon shelf: Models, data, and assimilation, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 108, No. C5, 3148, doi:10.1029/2002JC001615, 2003

Padman, L., S. Erofeeva, I. Joughin, Tides of the Ross Sea and Ross Ice Shelf Cavity, Antarctic Science, 15(01), p.31-40, 2003

Kurapov, A.L., G.D. Egbert, J.S. Allen, R.N. Miller, S.Y. Erofeeva & P.M. Kosro, M2 internal tide off Oregon: inferences from data assimilation, J. Phys. Oceanogr.,. 33, No. 8, p.1733-1757, 2003

Padman, L., H. A. Fricker, R. Coleman, S. Howard, and S. Erofeeva, A new tidal model for the Antarctic ice shelves and seas, Ann. Glaciol., 34, p.247-254, 2002

Egbert, G.D., and S.Y. Erofeeva, Efficient inverse modeling of barotropic ocean tides, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 19, 2, p.183-204, 2002

K.V. Krutovskii, S.Y. Erofeeva, J.E.Aagard and S.H. Strauss, Simulation of effects of Dominance on Estimates of Population Genetic Diversity and Differentiation, The Journal of Heredity, v.90 (4), 1999

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