Contact Oleg Saenko:
Adjunct Professor, University of Victoria, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Victoria, Canada
Senior Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales, Climate Change Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
AWARDS / EDUCATION
American Meteorological Society, Editor's Award (2010)
Ph.D., Marine Hydrophysical Institute, Sevastopol, Ukraine (1992)
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH - Ocean circulation and climate: observations, theory and models
- Meridional overturning circulation; its stability and driving mechanisms
- Processes setting the distribution of large-scale potential vorticity in the ocean
- Energetics of ocean circulation and heat transport
- Climate variability and change
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / INTERESTS
Associate Editor, Journal of Climate
Supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at the University of Victoria, Canada, and at the University of New South Wales, Australia
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. 2008. On the strong seasonal currents in the deep ocean. Journal of Climate. 21: 5642-5656.
Saenko, O.A., A.J. Weaver, D.Y. Robitaille and G.M. Flato. 2007. Warming of the subpolar Atlantic triggered by freshwater discharge at the continental boundary. Geophysical Research Letters. 34: L15604, doi:10.1029/2007GL030674.
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.
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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