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Anand Gnanadesikan

  • Professor



  • Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Anand Gnanadesikan is chairman of the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences who is available to discuss how hurricanes are formed. Trained as an oceanographer, his primary expertise is in how the ocean circulates and influences marine life, climate, and atmospheric chemistry. Guess what? The ocean isn't actually blue. Request an interview to find out why.

Recent coverage

How Many Hurricanes Can There Be at Once?
Sep 10, 2018
/ Popular Mechanics
By 2100, the ocean will be a different color
Jun 2, 2019
/ Massive Science

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