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Juan Muglia

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Research Associate (Postdoc)
Discipline: Physics of Oceans and Atmospheres
Office: Burt 322
Email: jmuglia@coas.oregonstate.edu
Vita or Résumé (PDF)


Paleoceanography, Oceanography, Climate modeling

Research Interests

Paleoceanography, ocean circulation, iron cycle, climate modeling, data synthesis

Current Research

The Biological Pump During the Last Glacial Maximum and Early Deglaciation


PhD, Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University (2017)

Licentiate in Physics, National University of La Plata, Argentina (2011)


Since 2017: Resarch Associate (Postdoc) working with Andreas Schmittner and Alan Mix

2012 - 2017:PhD student and Graduate Research Assistant in the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State Univesity.

                    Research supervisor: Dr. Andreas Schmittner

                    Thesis title: The Ocean Circulation and Carbon Cycle during the Last Glacial Maximum

                    Thesis link: https://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/handle/1957/61572


2011-2012: Research assistant in Institute of Liquid Physics and Biological Systems (IFLYSIB), La Plata, Argentina.

                   Research supervisor: Dr. Ezequiel V. Albano

                   Researcht topic: Statistical Physics


2008-2012: Physics teaching assistant at the National Univeristy of La Plata, Argentina. 

                   Topics taught: General physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics.

From Southern Argentina (coastal Patagonian region), likes to do sea kayaking, going to the beach, hiking, wild life seeing and reading.

Speaks english and spanish


Muglia, J., Skinner, L. C., and Schmittner, A. (2018), Weak overturning circulation and high Southern Ocean nutrient utilization maximized glacial ocean carbon, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 496, 47–56, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.05.038

Muglia, J., Somes, C. J., Nickelsen L., and Schmittner, A. (2017), Combined effects of atmospheric and seafloor iron fluxes to the glacial ocean, Paleoceanography, 32(11), 1204-1218,doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/2016PA003077

Somes, C. J., Schmittner, A., Muglia, J. and Oschlies, A. (2017) A Three-Dimensional Model of the Marine Nitrogen Cycle during the Last Glacial Maximum Constrained by Sedimentary Isotopes Frontiers in Marine Science, 4 . Art.Nr. 108. DOI 10.3389/fmars.2017.00108.

Muglia, J., and A. Schmittner (2015), Glacial Atlantic overturning increased by wind stress in climate models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 98629868, doi:10.1002/2015GL064583.

Muglia, J. and Albano, E. (2012), Dynamical and stationary critical behavior of the Ising ferromagnet in a thermal gradient, Eur. Phyis. J. B, V 85(8), 258, doi:10.1140/epjb/e2012-30051-1




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