Ryan holding a large fish

Ryan M. McCabe

  • Research Scientist
  • Education:
    • PhD, Physical Oceanography, University of Washington 2008
    • MS, Physical Oceanography, University of Washington 2004
    • BS, Physics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2000
  • Email:
  • Phone:
    • 206-685-0599
  • Location:
    • UW Wallace Hall
    • Coastal oceanography and observations
    • Shelf dynamics, upwelling, and coastal exchange
    • Buoyant flows
    • Flow interactions with topography
      Coral reefs
    • Physical controls on biogeochemistry

    Selected publications

    McCabe, R. M., B. M. Hickey, E. P. Dever, and P. MacCready (2014), Seasonal cross-shelf flow structure and the along-shelf pressure gradient in the northern California Current System, J. Phys. Oceanogr., submitted.

    McCabe, R. M., P. Estrade, J. H. Middleton, W. K. Melville, M. Roughan, and L. Lenain (2010), Temperature variability in a shallow, tidally-isolated coral reef lagoon, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C12011, doi:10.1029/2009JC006023.

    McCabe, R. M., P. MacCready, and B. M. Hickey (2009), Ebb-tide dynamics and spreading of a large river plume, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 2839–2856, doi:10.1175/2009JPO4061.1.

    Hickey, B., R. McCabe, S. Geier, E. Dever, and N. Kachel (2009), Three interacting freshwater plumes in the northern California Current System, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C00B03, doi:10.1029/2008JC004907.

    McCabe, R. M., B. M. Hickey, and P. MacCready (2008), Observational estimates of entrainment and vertical salt flux in the interior of a spreading river plume, J. Geophys. Res., 113, C08027, doi:10.1029/2007JC004361.

    McCabe, R. M., P. MacCready, and G. Pawlak (2006), Form drag due to flow separation at a headland, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 36, 2136–2152, doi:10.1175/JPO2966.1.