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School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment

  • Computer rendered graphic of sattelites orbitting Earth.  TOPEX/Poseidon 1992-2006, Jason 12001-Present, OSTM/ Jason 2 2008, Jason 3 2013

Satellite Oceanography Laboratory

Welcome to the Satellite Oceanography Laboratory at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Our lab trains undergraduate and graduate students, Post-doctoral Scholars and Visiting Scientists, and conducts research in Remote Sensing, Satellite Oceanography, Physical Oceanography, Ocean Dynamics, Air-Sea Interaction, Global Water Cycle, and Climate Change.

Sarah Hall and Emily Eley win poster session

Congratulations to Sarah Hall and Emily Eley for winning their poster sessions in the graduate student university-wide competition: Discover USC 2021!

Paul Ernst awarded doctoral scholarship. 

Congratulations Paul for being awarded Department of Defense's Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Doctoral Scholarship.

Paul Ernst awarded a 2021 UofSC Presidential Fellowship

Paul Ernst has been awarded a 2021 UofSC Presidential Fellowship for 4 years doing his PhD. Congratulations Paul. 

Samantha Greaser  awarded 2020 UofSC Presidential Fellowship

Congratulations Samantha!


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