Upper Ocean Dynamics

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Nick Shay on TV

  • Warm eddies in Caribbean Sea could be a link to tropical cyclone intensification, March 16, 2017. Link

  • Why do hurricanes get more intense? The clues lie in these huge Caribbean currents, March 2, 2017. Link

  • University Of Miami Researchers Drop Sensors To Probe The Hearts Of Hurricanes, August 25, 2015. Link

  • "For More Accurate Forecasts, Follow the Fish", October 1, 2013. Link

  • Nick Shay ‘In a Spin’ Talking about Hurricanes & The Loop Current, July 12, 2013. Link

  • "Shay Receives NASA Achievement Award As Part of GRIP Team", September 26, 2011.  Link Award.

  • “Hurricane Season Begins: Increased Storms Off U.S. Coastline Have Forecasters Concerned.” Good Morning America. Darcy Bonfils, Kelly Hagen. June 1, 2009. Link

  • “Hurricane Forecasters Wrestle With Uncertainty to Track Tricky Storms.” Jenny Marder; NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. September 12, 2008. Link

  • “Hunting for heat across the Gulf.” Anna Scott, Herald Tribune. August 30, 2008. Link

  • “Scientists Go Deeper To Find Clues To Hurricane Intensity,” Sarasota Herald-Tribune, August 30, 2008. Link

  • “Gustav headed for current that fuels big storms.” Seth Borenstein; AP Science Writer. USA TODAY. August 29, 2008. Link

  • “ONE WORLD: Hurricanes and the Loop Current in the Gulf of Mexico.” Chris Dixon; SURFERmag.com. Link

  • “Weather or Not | A history-making hurricane year (yes, this one).” Anthony R. Wood; Inquirer Staff Writer. The Philadelphia Inquirer. September 10, 2007. Link

  • “Lots of strong winds...strong storm surge.” Link

  • “Hurricanes—Super Storms.” Thomas Hayden, Republished from the pages of National Geographic magazine. August 2006. Link

  • “The force behind Wilma.” Kathryn Hansen. GEOTIMES. Friday, October 28, 2005. Link


  • “Gulf Warm-water Eddies Intensify Hurricane Changes,” ScienceDaily, Oct. 4, 2005, Link

  • Transcript of an interview about Hurricane Rita conducted by Soledad O'Brien, CNN Anchor on American Morning. Aired September 23, 2005 - 08:59 ET. Link

  • “Experts Improve Hurricane Prediction By Studying Ocean.” May 31, 2001  Link

  • “Miami Scientist Links Ocean ‘Fuel Injectors’ To Sudden Hurricane Intensification.” ScienceDaily. November 1, 1999. Link