Adjunct Professor, University of Victoria, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Victoria, Canada
Adjunct Professor, University of New South Wales, Climate Change Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
AWARDS / EDUCATION
Editor's Award, Journal of Climate, American Meteorological Society (2010)
Ph.D., Marine Hydrophysical Institute, Sevastopol, Ukraine (1992)
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Ocean circulation and climate: observations, theories and models
- Ocean-atmosphere interaction
- Meridional overturning circulation
- Ocean heat uptake processes
- Climate variability and change
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
Editor, Journal of Climate
Saenko, O.A. 2015. Strong eddy compensation for the Gulf Stream heat transport. Geophysical Research Letters. 42: 10739–10744.
Saenko, O.A., F. Dupont, D. Yang, P.G. Myers, I. Yashayaev and G.C. Smith. 2014. Role of resolved and parameterized eddies in the Labrador Sea balance of heat and buoyancy. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 44: 3008–3032.
Stanley, G.J. and O.A. Saenko. 2014. Bottom-enhanced diapycnal mixing driven by mesoscale eddies: sensitivity to wind energy supply. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 44: 68–85.
Morrison, A.K., O. A. Saenko, A.McC. Hogg and P. Spence. 2013. The role of vertical eddy flux in Southern Ocean heat uptake. Geophysical Research Letters. 40: 5445-5450.
Saenko, O.A., X. Zhai, W.J. Merryfield and W.G. Lee, 2012. The combined effect of tidally and eddy-driven diapycnal mixing on the large-scale ocean circulation. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 42: 526–538.
Spence, P., O.A. Saenko, M. Eby and A.J. Weaver. 2009. The Southern Ocean overturning: parametrized versus permitted eddies. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 39: 1634-1651.
Saenko, O.A., J.C. Fyfe and M.H. England. 2005. On the response of the ocean wind-driven circulation to CO2 increase. Climate Dynamics. 25: 415-426.
Saenko, O.A. and W.J. Merryfield. 2005. On the effect of topographically-enhanced mixing on the global ocean circulation. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 35: 826-834.
Saenko, O. A., A. Schmittner and A. J. Weaver. 2004. The Atlantic-Pacific seesaw. Journal of Climate. 17: 2033-2038.
Weaver, A.J., O.A. Saenko, P.U. Clark and J.X. Mitrovica. 2003. Meltwater pulse 1A from the Antarctic ice sheet as a trigger of the Bolling-Allerod warm interval. Science. 299: 1709-1713.
Korotaev, G.K., O.A. Saenko, and C.J. Koblinsky. 2001. Satellite altimetry observations of the Black Sea. Journal of Geophysical Research. 106(C1): 917-933.
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