Associate Professor of Marine Science
Ph.D. in Oceanography, University of Rhode Island
M.S. in Ocean Science, University of California, Santa Cruz
B.A. in Biology, Carleton College
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Estuarine and coastal physical oceanography
MARS 2202: Introduction to Oceanography
MARS 3309: Coastal Oceanography
MARS 3107: Data Methods in Marine Science
GNM 2560: The Coastal Ocean
Estuarine circulation, estuary-coastal exchange, bio-physical interactions, biogeochemical
Pfeiffer-Herbert, A.S., F.G. Prahl, B. Hales, J.A. Lerczak, S.D. Pierce, and M.D. Levine. 2015. High resolution sampling of methane transport in the Columbia River near-field plume: Implications for sources and sinks in a river-dominated estuary. Limnology and Oceanography, doi: 10.1002/lno.10221
Pfeiffer-Herbert, A.S., C.R. Kincaid, D.L. Bergondo, and R.A. Pockalny. 2015. Dynamics of wind-driven estuarine-shelf exchange in the Narragansett Bay estuary. Continental Shelf Research, 105:42-59.
Ullman, D.S., D.L. Codiga, A.S. Pfeiffer-Herbert, and C.R. Kincaid. An anomalous near-bottom cross-shelf intrusion of slope water on the southern New England continental shelf. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JC009259.
Galindo, H.M., A.S. Pfeiffer-Herbert, M.A. McManus, Y. Chao, F. Chai, and S.R. Palumbi. 2010. Seascape genetics along a steep cline: using genetic patterns to test predictions of marine larval dispersal. Molecular Ecology, 19:3692-3707.
Pfeiffer-Herbert, A.S., M.A. McManus, P. Raimondi, Y. Chao, and F. Chai. 2007. Dispersal of barnacle larvae
along the central California coast: a modeling study. Limnology and Oceanography,