Laura de Steur

Research scientist, oceanography
Laura de Steur
+47 77 75 05 36
Tromsø
Norwegian Polar Institute
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Career

  • 2014–present: Research position, physical oceanography, at the Norwegian Polar Institute. For 25% affiliated with the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ).
  • 2010–2014: Tenure-track position in physical oceanography at the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
  • January – March 2009: Visiting scientist at Polar Science Center, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • 2007 – 2010: Postdoc position. Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø, Norway
  • August – December 2006: Postdoctoral research associate. Polar Science Center, Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • July 2005 – June 2006: Postdoctoral research associate. Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, USA
  • 2005: Ph.D Physical Oceanography, Institute for Marine and Atmospheric research Utrecht (IMAU), University of Utrecht, The Netherlands

Areas of interest and expertise

  • Physical oceanography at high latitudes
  • Arctic Ocean freshwater fluxes
  • The subpolar gyre and the AMOC
  • Ocean–ice sheet interaction
  • Mesoscale oceanic vortices
  • Flow–topography interaction