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Manita Chouksey

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Research Interests

  • Internal wave generation
  • Eddy-wave interactions and wave-wave interactions
  • Balanced and unbalanced flow decomposition
  • Slow and fast manifolds
  • Ventilation pathways
  • Southern Ocean circulation
  • Lagrangian particle tracking
  • Transit Time Distributions
  • Eddy diffusivity and isopycnal mixing
Curriculum Vitae  
since November 2021 Principal Investigator in TRR 181, Institute of Environmental Physics and MARUM, Universität Bremen
2018 - 2021 Research Scientist, Institut für Meereskunde, Universität Hamburg
2014 - 2018 Ph.D. in Theoretical Physical Oceanography, Max-Planck Institut für Meteorologie and Universität Hamburg
2012 - 2014 Master degree in Climate Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar (India), and University of Masachusetts Dartmouth (USA)
2008 - 2012 Undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Technology, RGTU, India
Projects
SFB/TRR 181 "Energy transfer in atmosphere and ocean", Subprojects W2: Scattering and Refraction of Low-Mode Internal Tides by Interaction With Mesoscale Eddies.
REEBUS "Role of Eddies in the Carbon Pump of Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems – Demonstration Case Canary Current System", WP2: Process modelling of physical eddy dynamics; BMBF 2019-2022.
C_ant "Changes in anthropogenic carbon inventories and formation rates of intermediate, deep, and bottom water in the global ocean ", DFG 2018-2020.
Graduate Supervision
PhD: Peter Dennert (since 2021)
PhD Advisory Panel: Pablo Sebastia Saez (Universität Hamburg), Zoi Kourkouraidou (Max-Planck-Institut für Meteorologie Hamburg), and Ashley Barnes (Australian National University)
MSc./Diplom: Pablo Sebastia Saez (2021), Anastasiia Frolova (2021)
Publications
Chouksey, A., A. Griesel, M. Chouksey, and C. Eden (2022), Changes in global ocean circulation due to isopycnal diffusion. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 52(9), 2219-2235, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-21-0205.1.
Chouksey, M., Eden, C., and D. Olbers (2022), Gravity wave generation in balanced sheared flow revisited. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 52(7), 1351-1362, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-21-0115.1.
Chouksey, M., A. Griesel, C. Eden, and R. Steinfeldt (2022), Transit Time Distributions and ventilation pathways using CFCs and Lagrangian backtracking in the South Atlantic of an eddying ocean model. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 52(7), 1531-1548, 2022, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-21-0070.1.
S.Tippenhauer, M. Janout, M. Chouksey, S. Torres-Valdes, A. Fong, and T. Wulff (2021), Substantial Sub-Surface Chlorophyll Patch Sustained by Vertical Nutrient Fluxes in Fram Strait Observed With an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. Frontiers in Marine Science, 1356, doi:10.3389/fmars.2021.605225.
Eden, C., M. Chouksey, and D. Olbers (2019), Gravity wave emission by shear instability. J. Phys. Oceanogr.,49 (9), 2393–2406, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-19-0029.1.
Eden, C., M. Chouksey, and D. Olbers (2019), Mixed Rossby–gravity wave–wave interactions. J. Phys. Oceanogr.,49 (1), 291–308, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-18-0074.1.
Chouksey, M., C. Eden, and N. Brüggemann (2018), Internal gravity wave emission in different dynamical regimes. J. Phys. Oceanogr.,48 (8), 1709-1730, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-17-0158.1.
Chouksey, M. (2018), Disentangling gravity waves from balanced flow. Ph.D. thesis, Universit\"{a}t Hamburg, doi:10.17617/2.3000108.
Teaching  
2022 Introduction to Dynamical Oceanography (shared), Universität Hamburg
Introduction to Methods in Ocean Modelling (shared), Universität Hamburg
2021 Introduction to Methods in Ocean Modelling (shared), Universität Hamburg
2020 Introduction to Methods in Ocean Modelling (shared), Universität Hamburg