Irina Marinov

 Irina Marinov

Associate ProfessorLong Term Guest Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


254B Hayden Hall


Attended Middlebury College, Class of 1998 (B.A. Physics, B.A. Mathematics). Received PhD in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences from Princeton University in 2005. Conducted postdoctoral research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2005-2007- as a NOAA Postdoctoral Fellow in Climate and Global Change - and at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution from 2007-2009. Joined the EES department at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009 as a Lecturer, and was appointed Assistant Professor in 2012.


PhD in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University (2005)
BA in Physics and Mathematics, Middlebury College (1998)

Research Foci
Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate Sciences
Research Interests

How does the ocean control atmospheric pCO2 and the global climate?
Feedbacks between climate change, the ocean carbon cycle, and ocean ecology.
Modeling phytoplankton evolution; observing ocean biology from space.

Courses Taught

ENVS 204 : Global Climate Change
ENVS 312/640: Ocean Atmosphere Dynamics


American Geophysical UnionAmerican Society for Limnology and OceanographyAmerican Association for the Advancement of ScienceEuropean Geophysical Union

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