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Lynn K. (Nick) Shay

University of Miami

Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL  33149  

nshay@rsmas.miami.edu

Project List:

Three-Dimensional Gulf Circulation and Biogeochemical Processes Unveiled by State-of-the-Art Profiling Float Technology and Data Assimilative Ocean Models

Year 6-8 Investigator Grants (RFP-V)Role: Principal Investigator, Project Data Point of Contact, Task Lead, Task Lead, Task Co-Lead, Task Data Contact, Program Manager / Technical Coordinator

Deepsea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico (DEEP-C)

Year 2-4 Consortia Grants (RFP-I)Role: Co-Principal Investigator, Task Co-Lead

Early Warning 4-D Remote Sensing System to Assess Synoptic Threats to Coastal Ecosystems of Florida and of Adjacent States and Nations

Year One Block Grant - Florida Institute of OceanographyRole: Co-Principal Investigator

Publications & Presentations:

Journal Articles - 4

2016

Jaimes, B., Shay, L. K., & Brewster, J. K. (2016). Observed air-sea interactions in tropical cyclone Isaac over Loop Current mesoscale eddy features. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 76, 306–324.

2015

Jaimes, B., & Shay, L. K. (2015). Enhanced Wind-Driven Downwelling Flow in Warm Oceanic Eddy Features During the Intensification of Tropical Cyclone Isaac (2012): Observations and Theory. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 45(6), 1667–1689.
Jaimes, B., Shay, L. K., & Uhlhorn, E. W. (2015). Enthalpy and momentum fluxes during Hurricane Earl relative to underlying ocean features. Mon. Wea. Rev., 143(1), 111–131.

2013

Uhlhorn, E. W., & Shay, L. K. (2013). Loop Current Mixed Layer Energy Response to Hurricane Lili (2002). Part II: Idealized Numerical Simulations. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43(6), 1173–1192.

Conference Presentations - 27

2017

Jaimes, B., Shay, L. K., & Brewster, J. (2017). Observed air-sea interactions during hurricane Issac over warm Loop Current mesoscale ocean features. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2017. New Orleans, LA : 02/06/17-02/09/17.

2016

Jaimes, B., Shay, L. K., & Brewster, J. (2016). A positive feedback mechanism for tropical cyclone intensification over warm oceanic mesoscale features. In 32nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. San Juan, Puerto Rico : 04/17/16-04/22/16.
Shay, L. K., He, R., Fennel, K., & Furze, P. (2016). 3-Dimensional Gulf Circulation and Biogeochemical Processes Unveiled by State-of-the-Art Profiling Floats and Data Assimilative Ocean Models. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2016. Tampa, FL : 02/01/16-02/04/16: Poster.
Shay, L. K., Jaimes, B., Uhlhorn, E. (2016). Thermal and Momentum Loop Current Response to Hurricanes. In 32nd AMS Hurricane and Tropical Meteorology Conference. San Juan, PR : 04/17/16-04/23/16.
Steffen, J., Chen, S., Shay, L. K., & Jaimes, B. (2016). Observations of a self-induced barrier layer. In 32nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. San Juan, Puerto Rico : 04/17/16-04/22/16: Poster.

2015

Jaimes, B., & Shay, L. K. (2015). Observed downwelling in a warm core eddy during hurricane Isaac's intensification. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2015. Houston, TX : 02/16/15-02/19/15: Poster.

2014

Jaimes, B., Shay, L., & Brewster, J. (2014). Upwelling and Mixing Processes Induced by Hurricane Isaac in Geostrophically Balanced Eddies. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14.
Jaimes, B., Shay, L. K., & Brewster, J. (2014). Upwelling and Mixing processes Induced By Hurricane Isaac over Geostrophically Balanced Eddies. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014. Honolulu, HI : 02/23/14-02/28/14: Poster.
Shay, L. K. (2014). Air sea Interactions During Hurricanes. In World Weather Open science Conference. Montreal, CA : 08/17/2014-08/21/2014.
Shay, L. K., Jaimes, B., Brewster, J., McCaskill, C., Uhlhorn, E., & Halliwell, G. (2014). Progress on Ocean Measurement Sampling Strategies in Hurricanes: AXCP and AXCTD Profiling. In Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference 2014. Miami, FL : 03/01/14-03/06/14.

2013

Jaimes, B., Shay, L. K., Brewster, J., Schuster, R., & Powell, M. D. (2013). Observations of Upwelling Induced by Hurricane Isaac. In AGU Meeting of the Americas. Cancun, MX, May 14-17, 2013.
Jaimes, B., Shay, L. K., Brewster, J., Schuster, R., & Powell, M. D. (2013). Upper ocean observations of upwelling processes induced by tropical storm/hurricane Isaac. In Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference 2013. College Park, MD : 03/04/13-03/07/13.
Schuster, R., Shay, L. K., Jaimes, B., & Teague, W. (2013). Deep ocean response to hurricane Ivan along the northern rim of the DeSoto Canyon. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013: Poster.
Shay, L. K., Jaimes, B., Brewster, J., McCaskill, C., Uhlhorn, E., & Halliwell, G. (2013). Progress on Upper Ocean Strategies During Hurricanes: AXCP and AXCTD Profiling. In Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference 2013. College Park, MD : 03/04/13-03/07/13.
Shay, L. K., Jaimes, B., Schuster, R., & Brewster, J. K. (2013). Impact of Ocean Eddies on the Upwelling Response to Isaac. In Asian Oceanographic and GeoSciences Meeting. Brisbane, Australia, June 22-28, 2013.
Shay, L. K., Jaimes, B., Schuster, R., & Brewster, J. K. (2013). Upwelling response to hurricane isaac. In Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference 2013. New Orleans, LA: 01/21/2013-01/23/2013.

2012

Archer, M., Martinez-Pedraja, J., Shay, L. K., & Parks, A. B. (2012). Application of high frequency (HF) radar and the Okubo-Weiss parameter to analyze submesoscale variability in the Florida Current. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Archer, M., Parks, A. B., Shay, L. K., & Martinez-Pedraja, J. (2012). Resolving oceanic eddy variability in HF radar derived surface currents using Okubo-Weiss. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12.
Ault, J. S., Shay, L. K., Luo, J., Brewster, J., Hammerslag, N., Meyers, P., et al. (2012). Integrating animal borne sensors (ABS) with SMARTS climatology model to improve forecasts of hurricane intensity and fishery dynamics. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.
Shay, L. K. (2012). Advancing Technologies to improve oceanic analyses and products for hurricane forecasting. In American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, January 22-26, 2012.
Shay, L. K. (2012). Air-sea interactions across oceanic fronts during tropical cyclone passage. In AGU Annual Meeting. San Francisco, Ca, December 3-7, 2012.
Shay, L. K. (2012). Surveys of the Loop Current During Deep Water Horizon. In AGU/AOGS Oceania Geosciences Meeting. Sentosa, Singapore, August 13-17, 2012.
Shay, L. K. (2012). Tropical cyclone induced air-sea interactions across warm oceanic fronts. In European Geosciences Union 2012 General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, April 23-27, 2012.
Shay, L. K., Jaimes, B., Brewster, J. K., Meyers, P., McCaskill, C., Uhlhorn, E. W., et al. (2012). Resolving eddy shedding processes from the Loop Current During Deep Water Horizon (2010): Implications for coupled forecast intensity models. In American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. Ponte Verde Beach, FL, April 16-20, 2012.
Shay, L. K., Jaimes, B., Brewster, J. K., Paul, S., & Richards, T. (2012). Improving the oceanic data acquisition system for research aircraft. In Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference 2012. Charleston, SC : 03/04/12-03/08/12.
Shay, L. K., Martinez-Pedraja, J., Haus, B. K., Archer, M., & Parks, A. B. (2012). Submesoscale surface current variability along the Florida Current. In Ocean Sciences Meeting 2012. Salt Lake City, UT: 02/19/12-02/24/12: Poster.

2011

Shay, L. K., Jaimes, B., Brewster, J. D., Meyers, P., McCaskill, C., Paul, S., et al. (2011). Real-time airborne ocean measurements and predictions of Loop Current eddy shedding during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Implications for hurricane intensity forecasting. In Interdepartmental Hurricane Conference 2011. Miami, FL : 02/28/11-03/3/11.