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Larry Atkinson

  • Larry Atkinson
  • Professor & Eminent Scholar
  • Ocean, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • 4111 Monarch Way, 3rd Floor
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4926
  • latkinso@odu.edu
  • BS and MS from U. Washington PhD from Dalhousie University Positions at Skidaway Institute and Duke University prior to ODU.
  • Education

    Dalhousie University, 1972
    Major: Oceanography
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Washington, Seattle, 1967
    Major: Oceanography
    Degree: M.S.
    University of Washington, Seattle, 1964
    Major: Oceanography
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    climate change, sea level rise, offshore renewable energy, high frequency radar applications to ocean observing
  • Expertise

    physical oceanography and climate science
  • 1990: Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 1990: Outstanding Researcher nominee, State Council on Higher Education in Virginia
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Rutgers MARCOOS
    Sponsoring Organization: NOAA (via Rutgers)
    Date: October 1, 2012 - October 1, 2016
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Hampton Roads Adaptation Forums
    Sponsoring Organization: Sea Grant
    Date: February 1, 2012 - January 31, 2014
    Coastal Obs II
    Sponsoring Organization: NOAA via CIT
    Date: 2005 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Heterogeneous teams of autonomous vehicles: advanced sensing and control
    Sponsoring Organization: Office of Naval Research
    Date: July, 2005 - July, 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Atkinson, L. P.
    Community Planning for Ocean Observations, Long Term Time Series and Observatory Systems
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: August, 2001 - August, 2005
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Atkinson, L. P.