Peter C Chu, FAMS, PhD

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Peter Chu, an active AMS Member, an active Fellow of the AMS, and a civilian employee of the United States Department of Defense, is Distinguished Professor of Oceanography, the Head of the Naval Ocean Analysis and Prediction Laboratory, and the Chair of the Oceanography Department at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Dr Chu has been involved in research and development activities at NPS for more than 28 years and has directed data analysis and numerical modeling research and development programs toward understanding ocean circulation and thermohaline structure, accurate ocean and atmospheric prediction on local, regional, and global scales, impact of meteorological and oceanographic systems on warfare simulation systems to support Naval operations such as mine warfare, undersea warfare, and climate change on military such as Air Force installations, etc. Dr Chu has published more than 160 peer-reviewed papers (sole author on 24 papers and first author on 99 papers) in professional journals, three books, and many other technical papers and reports. Currently, he is a co-chief editor of the Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology.

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