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Prajvala Kurtakoti

CNLS Postdoctoral Research Associate

Physical Oceanography

Prajvala Kurtakoti

Office: TA-03, Building 1690, Room 107
Mail Stop: B258
Phone: +1 979 703 0167
Fax: (505) 665-2659
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     Educational Background/Employment:
    • B.Tech. (2008) Computer Science and Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India
    • M.Sc. (2014) Physical Oceanography, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
    • Ph.D. (2019) Oceanography, Texas A&M University
    • Employment:
      • (2008-2011) Research Assistant,Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, India.
      • (2019-Present) Postdoctoral Resesarch Assiciate, Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    Research Interests:

    • Bjerknes Compensation in a Changing Climate in Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 6 (CMIP6) dataset.
    • Effects of Bathymetry on Southern Ocean Convection and on Bottom Water Formation in E3SM.
    • Open Ocean Polynyas in the Southern Ocean and its Impact on the Deep Ocean

    Selected Recent Publications:

    1. Kurtakoti, P, Veneziani, M, Stoessel, A, Weijer, W, Maltrud, M. On the Generation of Weddell Sea Polynyas in a High-Resolution Earth System Model. , Journal of revision
    2. Kurtakoti, P, Veneziani, M, Stoessel, A,Weijer, W. Preconditioning and Formation of Maud Rise Polynyas in a High-Resolution Earth System Model., Journal of Climate. 31.23,9659-9678 (2018).
    3. Pandey, V. K., Kurtakoti, P. Evaluation of GODAS using RAMA Mooring Observations from the Indian Ocean. , Marine Geodesy. 37.1,14-31 (2014).
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