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Alexander Kurapov

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Associate Professor

Discipline: Physics of Oceans and Atmospheres
Office: Burt 300
Phone: 541-737-2865
Fax: 541-737-2064
Email: kurapov@coas.oregonstate.edu

Research Interests

Oceanic data assimilation, coastal ocean modeling, wind-driven circulation, internal tides, mixing on the shelf

Current Research

Research group website: http://ingria.coas.oregonstate.edu

Publications

Osborne, J., A. Kurapov, G. Egbert, and P. M. Kosro, 2011: Modeling intermittency and energetics of the M2 internal tide on the Oregon shelf, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 2037-2061, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-02.1,pdf.

Kurapov, A. L., D. Foley, P. T. Strub, G. D. Egbert, and J. S. Allen, 2011: Variational assimilation of satellite observations in a coastal ocean model off Oregon, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C05006, doi:10.1029/2010JC006909 , pdf.

Koch, A. O., A. L. Kurapov, and J. S. Allen, 2010: Near-surface dynamics of a separated jet in the coastal tranzition zone off Oregon, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C08020, doi:10.1029/2009JC005704, pdf.

Kurapov, A. L., J. S. Allen, and G. D. Egbert, 2010: Combined effects of wind-driven upwelling and internal tide on the continental shelf, J. Phys. Oceangr., 40, 738-756, doi: 10.1175/2009JPO4183.1, pdf.

Cipollini, P., J. Benveniste, J. Bouffard, W. Emery, L. Fenoglio-Marc, C. Gommenginger, D. Griffin, J. Hoyer, A. Kurapov, K. Madsen, F. Mercier, L. Miller, A. Pascual, M. Ravichandran, F. Shillington, H. Snaith, P. T. Strub, D. Vandemark, S. Vignudelli, J. Wilkin, P. Woodworth, J. Zavala-Garay, 2009: The role of altimetry in coastal observing systems, OceanObs'09 White Paper, pdf.

Kurapov, A. L., G. D. Egbert, J. S. Allen, and R. N. Miller, 2009: Representer-based analyses in the coastal upwelling system, Dynamics of Atmosphres and Oceans, 48(1-3), 198-218, doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2008.09.002, pdf.

Kurapov, A. L., and A. Moore, 2009: Editorial to the Special Issue on Modeling and Data Assimilation in Support of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems, Dynamics of Atmosphres and Oceans, 48(1-3), 1-2, doi:10.1016/j.dynatmoce.2009.06.001.

Springer, S. R., R. M. Samelson, J. S. Allen, G. D. Egbert, A. L. Kurapov, R. N. Miller, and J. C. Kindle, 2009: A nested grid model of the Oregon coastal transition zone: simulations and comparisons with observations during the 2001 upwelling season, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C02010, doi:10.029/2008JC004863, pdf.

Kurapov, A. L., G. D. Egbert, J. S. Allen, and R. N. Miller, 2007: Representer-based variational data assimilation in a nonlinear model of nearshore circulation, J. Geophys. Res., 112, C11019, doi:10.1029/2007JC004117, pdf.

Kurapov, A. L., J. S. Allen, G. D. Egbert, R. N. Miller, 2005: Modeling bottom mixed layer variability on the mid-Oregon shelf during summer upwelling, J. Physical Oceanogr., 35, 1629-1649.

Kurapov, A. L., J. S. Allen, G. D. Egbert, R. N. Miller, P. M. Kosro, M. Levine, T. Boyd, J. A. Barth, 2005: Assimilation of moored velocity data in a model of coastal wind-driven circulation off Oregon: multivariate capabilities, J. Geophys. Res., 110, C10S08, doi: 10.1029/2004JC002493, (COAST Special Issue).

Kurapov, A. L., J. S. Allen, G. D. Egbert, R. N. Miller, P. M. Kosro, M. Levine, and T. Boyd, 2005: Distant effect of assimilation of moored currents into a model of coastal wind-driven circulation off Oregon, J. Geophys. Res., 110, C02022, doi: 10.1029/2003JC002195.

Kurapov, A. L., G. D. Egbert, J. S. Allen, R. N. Miller, S. Y. Erofeeva, and P. M. Kosro, 2003: M2 internal tide off Oregon: inferences from data assimilation, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 33, 1733-1757.

Kurapov, A. L., G. D. Egbert, R. N. Miller, and J. S. Allen, 2002: Data assimilation in a baroclinic coastal ocean model: ensemble statistics and comparison of methods. Monthly Weather Review, 130(4), 1009-1025.

Kivman, G. A, A. L. Kurapov, and A. V. Guessen, 2001: An entropy approach to tuning weights and smoothing in the generalized inversion. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 18(2), 266-276.

Kurapov, A. L. and Kivman, G. A., 1999: Data assimilation in a finite element model of M2 tides in the Barents Sea. Oceanology, 39(3), 306-313.

Kurapov, A. L., J. S. Allen, R. N. Miller, and G. D. Egbert, 1999: Generalized inverse for baroclinic coastal flows. Proc. 3rd Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes, 3-5 November 1999, New Orleans, LA, 101-106.

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