Joseph Henry Lacasce

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Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 Bygning H plan 3 Forskningsparken 0349 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1022 Blindern 0315 OSLO
Other affiliations Department of Geosciences

Academic interests

  • Large scale dynamics in the Atmosphere and Ocean
  • Turbulence
  • Lagrangian statistics

Teaching

Higher education and employment history

Education

  • 1996: Ph. D. Physical Oceanography, M.I.T.
  • 1988: M. A. Physics, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 1986: A. B. Physics, summa cum laude, Bowdoin College

Positions held

  • 2007-present: Professor, University of Oslo
  • 2004-present: Adjunct Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • 2002-2007: Senior Scientist, Norwegian Meteorological Institute
  • 1998-2002: Assistant Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • 1996-1998: Post Doctoral Fellow, Institut Francais de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer (IFREMER)
  • 1989-1990: Senior Scientist, Physical Sciences, Inc., Alexandria, VA
Tags: Meteorology, Oceanography, Large scale dynamics, Turbulence, Lagrangian statistics

Publications

  • Gjermundsen, Ada & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2017). Comparing the linear and nonlinear buoyancy-driven circulation. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography.  ISSN 0280-6495.  69(1)
  • Balwada, Dhruv; Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Speer, Kevin (2016). Scale Dependent Distribution of Kinetic Energy in the Gulf of Mexico. Geophysical Research Letters.  ISSN 0094-8276.  43 . doi: 10.1002/2016GL069405
  • Balwada, Dhruv; Speer, Kevin G.; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Owens, W. Brechner; Marshall, John & Ferrari, Raffaele (2016). Circulation and stirring in the Southeast Pacific Ocean and the Scotia sea sectors of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  46(7), s 2005- 2027 . doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0207.1
  • Beron-Vera, Francisco J & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2016). Statistics of simulated and observed pair separations in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  46(7), s 2183- 2199 . doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0127.1
  • de La Lama, Marta; Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Fuhr, Helle Kristine (2016). The vertical structure of ocean eddies. Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System.  ISSN 2059-6987.  1(1), s 1- 16 . doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/climsys/dzw001
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2016). Estimating Eulerian energy spectra from drifters. Fluids.  ISSN 2311-5521.  1(4) . doi: 10.3390/fluids1040033
  • Graff, Lise Seland; Guttu, Sigmund & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2015). Relative dispersion in the atmosphere from reanalysis winds. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences.  ISSN 0022-4928.  72(7), s 2769- 2785 . doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-14-0225.1
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Wang, J. (2015). Estimating subsurface velocities from surface fields with idealized stratification. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  45(9), s 2424- 2435 . doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-14-0206.1
  • Gjermundsen, Ada; Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Graff, Lise Seland (2014). The atmospheric response to surface heating under maximum entropy production. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences.  ISSN 0022-4928.  71(6), s 2204- 2220 . doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-13-0181.1
  • Graff, Lise Seland & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2014). Changes in cyclone characteristics in response to modified SSTs. Journal of Climate.  ISSN 0894-8755.  27(11), s 4273- 4295 . doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00353.1
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Ferrari, Raffaele; Marshall, John; Tulloch, Ross; Balwada, D. & Speer, Kevin (2014). Float-derived isopycnal diffusivities in the DIMES experiment. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  44(2), s 764- 780 . doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-13-0175.1
  • Tulloch, Ross; Ferrari, Raffaele; Jahn, Oliver; Klocker, Andreas; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Ledwell, James R.; Marshall, John; Messias, Marie-Jose; Speer, Kevin & Watson, Andrew (2014). Direct estimate of lateral eddy diffusivity upstream of drake passage. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  44(10), s 2593- 2616 . doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-13-0120.1
  • Ghaffari, Peygham; Isachsen, Pål Erik & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2013). Topographic effects on current variability in the Caspian Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans.  ISSN 2169-9275.  118(12), s 7107- 7116 . doi: 10.1002/2013JC009128
  • Høydalsvik, Frode; Mauritzen, Cecilie; Orvik, Kjell Arild; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Lee, Craig M. & Gobat, Jason (2013). Transport estimates of the Western Branch of the Norwegian Atlantic Current from glider surveys. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers.  ISSN 0967-0637.  79, s 86- 95 . doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2013.05.005
  • Koszalka, I.; Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Mauritzen, Cecilie (2013). In pursuit of anomalies-Analyzing the poleward transport of Atlantic Water with surface drifters. Deep-sea research. Part II, Topical studies in oceanography.  ISSN 0967-0645.  85, s 96- 108 . doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.07.035
  • Wang, Jinbo; Flierl, Glenn R.; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; McClean, Julie & Mahadevan, Amala (2013). Reconstructing the Ocean's Interior from Surface Data. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  43(8), s 1611- 1626 . doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-0204.1
  • Graff, Lise Seland & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2012). Changes in the Extratropical Storm Tracks in Response to Changes in SST in an AGCM. Journal of Climate.  ISSN 0894-8755.  25(6), s 1854- 1870 . doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00174.1
  • Isachsen, Pål Erik; Koszalka, I. & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2012). Observed and modeled surface eddy heat fluxes in the eastern Nordic Seas. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans.  ISSN 2169-9275.  117(C8) . doi: 10.1029/2012JC007935
  • Isaksen, Ivar S A; Zerefos, C; Wang, W-C; Balis, D.; Eleftheratos, K.; Rognerud, Bjørg; Stordal, Frode; Berntsen, Terje Koren; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Søvde, Ole Amund; Oliviè, Dirk Jan Leo; Orsolini, Yvan; Zyrichidou, I.; Prather, M.J. & Tuinder, O. N. E. (2012). Attribution of the Arctic ozone column deficit in March 2011. Geophysical Research Letters.  ISSN 0094-8276.  39(L24810) . doi: 10.1029/2012GL053876
  • Klocker, Andreas; Ferrari, Raffaele & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2012). Estimating Suppression of Eddy Mixing by Mean Flows. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  42(9), s 1566- 1576 . doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-0205.1
  • Koszalka, Inga; Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Mauritzen, Cecilie (2012). In pursuit of anomalies - Analyzing the poleward transport of Atlantic Water with surface drifters. Deep-sea research. Part II, Topical studies in oceanography.  ISSN 0967-0645. . doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.07.035
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2012). Surface Quasigeostrophic Solutions and Baroclinic Modes with Exponential Stratification. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  42(4), s 569- 580 . doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-11-0111.1
  • Melsom, Arne; Counillon, Francois; Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Bertino, Laurent (2012). Forecasting search areas using ensemble ocean circulation modeling. Ocean Dynamics.  ISSN 1616-7341.  62(8), s 1245- 1257 . doi: 10.1007/s10236-012-0561-5
  • O'Reilly, Christopher H; Czaja, Arnaud & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2012). The emergence of zonal ocean jets under large-scale stochastic wind forcing. Geophysical Research Letters.  ISSN 0094-8276.  39 . doi: 10.1029/2012GL051684
  • Ohlmann, J. Carter; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Washburn, Libe; Mariano, Arthur J. & Emery, Brian (2012). Relative dispersion observations and trajectory modeling in the Santa Barbara Channel. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans.  ISSN 2169-9275.  117 . doi: 10.1029/2011JC007810
  • Andersson, Maria Helena; Orvik, Kjell Arild; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Koszalka, Inga & Mauritzen, Cecilie (2011). Variability of the Norwegian Atlantic Current and associated eddy field from surface drifters. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans.  ISSN 2169-9275.  116 . doi: 10.1029/2011JC007078
  • Koszalka, Inga; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Andersson, Maria Helena; Orvik, Kjell Arild & Mauritzen, Cecilie (2011). Surface circulation in the Nordic Seas from clustered drifters. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers.  ISSN 0967-0637.  58(4), s 468- 485 . doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2011.01.007
  • Mauritzen, Cecilie; Hansen, Edmond; Andersson, Maria Helena; Berx, Barbara; Beszczynska-Möller, Agnieszka; Burud, Ingunn; Christensen, Kai Håkon; Debernard, Jens; Steur, Laura de; Dodd, Paul; Gerland, Sebastian; Godøy, Øystein Arne; Hansen, Bogi; Hudson, Stephen; Høydalsvik, Frode; Ingvaldsen, Randi; Isachsen, Pål Erik; Kasajima, Yoshie; Koszalka, Inga; Kovacs, Kit; Køltzow, Morten Ø.; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Lee, Craig M.; Lavergne, Thomas; Lydersen, Christian; Nicolaus, Marcel; Nilsen, Frank; Nøst, Ole Andres; Orvik, Kjell Arild; Reigstad, Marit; Schyberg, Harald; Seuthe, Lena; Skagseth, Øystein; Skardhamar, Jofrid; Skogseth, Ragnheid; Sperrevik, Ann; Svensen, Camilla; Søiland, Henrik; Teigen, Sigurd Henrik; Tverberg, Vigdis & Wexels Riser, Christian (2011). Closing the loop - Approaches to monitoring the state of the Arctic Mediterranean during the International Polar Year 2007-2008. Progress in Oceanography.  ISSN 0079-6611.  90(1-4), s 62- 89 . doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2011.02.010
  • Griesel, Alexa; Gille, Sarah; Sprintall, Janet; McClean, Julie; Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Maltrud, Matt (2010). Isopycnal diffusivities in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current inferred from Lagrangian floats in an eddying model. Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans.  ISSN 2169-9275.  115(C06006) . doi: 10.1029/2009JC005821
  • Koszalka, Inga & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2010). Lagrangian analysis by clustering. Ocean Dynamics.  ISSN 1616-7341.  60(4), s 957- 972 . doi: 10.1007/s10236-010-0306-2
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2010). Relative displacement probability distribution functions from balloons and drifters. Journal of Marine Research.  ISSN 0022-2402.  68(3-4), s 433- 457
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Isachsen, Pål Erik (2010). The linear models of the ACC. Progress in Oceanography.  ISSN 0079-6611.  84(3-4), s 139- 157 . doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2009.11.002
  • Koszalka, Inga; Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Orvik, Kjell Arild (2009). Relative dispersion in the Nordic Seas. Journal of Marine Research.  ISSN 0022-2402.  67(4), s 411- 433 . doi: 10.1357/002224009790741102
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2008). Statistics from Lagrangian observations. Progress in Oceanography.  ISSN 0079-6611.  77, s 1- 29 . doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2008.02.002
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2008). The vortex merger rate in freely decaying, two-dimensional turbulence. Physics of fluids.  ISSN 1070-6631.  20 . doi: 10.1063/1.2957020
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Nøst, O.A. & Isachsen, Pål Erik (2008). The asymmetry of free circulations in closed ocean gyres. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  38(2), s 517- 526 . doi: 10.1175/2007JPO3789.1
  • Isachsen, Pål Erik; Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Pedlosky, Joseph (2007). Rossby wave instability and apparent phase speeds in large ocean basins. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  37, s 1177- 1191 . doi: 10.1175/JPO3054.1
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Isachsen, Pål Erik (2007). On Sverdrup discontinuities and vortices in the Southwest Indian Ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  37, s 2940- 2950
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Mahadevan, A. (2006). Estimating sub-surface horizontal and vertical velocities from sea surface temperature. Journal of Marine Research.  ISSN 0022-2402.  64(5), s 695- 721
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2005). On the Eulerian and Lagrangian velocity distributions in the North Atlantic. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  35(12), s 2327- 2336
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2005). Statistics of low frequency currents over the western Nordic shelf and slope; part I, current meters. Ocean Dynamics.  ISSN 1616-7341.  55(3-4), s 213- 221
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Engedahl, Harald (2005). Statistics of low frequency currents over the western Nordic shelf and slope; part II, model. Ocean Dynamics.  ISSN 1616-7341.  55(3-4), s 222- 237
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2004). Diffusivity and viscosity dependence in the linear thermocline. Journal of Marine Research.  ISSN 0022-2402.  62, s 743- 769
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Nycander, Jonas (2004). Stable and unstable vortices attached to seamounts. Journal of Fluid Mechanics.  ISSN 0022-1120.  507, s 71- 94
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Pedlosky, Joseph (2004). The instability of Rossby basin modes and the oceanic eddy field. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  34, s 2027- 2041
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Ohlmann, Carter (2003). Relative dispersion at the surface of the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Marine Research.  ISSN 0022-2402.  61, s 285- 312
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2003). Wind-forced barotropic flow in sub-polar regions. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  33(12), s 2534- 2550
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2002). On turbulence and normal modes in a basin. Journal of Marine Research.  ISSN 0022-2402.  60, s 431- 460
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Pedlosky, Joseph (2002). Baroclinic Rossby waves in irregular basins. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  32, s 2828- 2847
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2000). Baroclinic Rossby waves in a square basin. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  30, s 3161- 3178
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2000). Floats and f/H. Journal of Marine Research.  ISSN 0022-2402.  58, s 61- 95
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2000). Relative dispersion in the subsurface North Atlantic. Journal of Marine Research.  ISSN 0022-2402.  58, s 863- 894
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Brink, Kenneth (2000). Geostrophic turbulence over a slope. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  30, s 1305- 1324
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry & Speer, Kevin (1999). Lagrangian statistics in unforced barotropic flows. Journal of Marine Research.  ISSN 0022-2402.  57, s 245- 274
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (1998). A geostrophic vortex on a slope. Journal of Physical Oceanography.  ISSN 0022-3670.  28, s 2362- 2381

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  • Dugstad, Johannes Sandang; Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Koszalka, Inga & Fer, Ilker (2017). Observing mass exchange with the Lofoten Basin using surface drifters.
  • Gaina, Carmen & Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2014). Linking the Tectonic Evolution of the Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic: Paleobathymetry Reconstructions and Paleoceanographic Implications.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2010). The Jet Stream, high and low pressure systems and fronts; Understanding the weather.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2009). Relative dispersion in the Nordic Seas.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2009). Relative dispersion in the Nordic Seas.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2009). Relative dispersion in the Nordic Seas.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2009). Relative dispersion in the Nordic Seas.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2009). Relative dispersion in the atmosphere and ocean.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2009). Turbulent dispersion in the Nordic Seas.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2008). The linear models of the ACC.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2008). The vortex merger rate in 2-D turbulence.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2008). The vortex merger rate in freely-decaying, 2D tubulence.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry (2007). The vortex merger rate in freely-decaying 2-D turbulence.
  • Lacasce, Joseph Henry; Albretsen, Jon & Røed, Lars Petter (2006). Ocean temperatures at Ekofisk.

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Projects

  • Nordic Seas Eddy Exchanges