Offshore Wind Research

With funding from the US Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation, we are examining how the geological and geotechnical setting of the Mid-Atlantic Bight, a portion of the US eastern continental shelf from off Long Island, NY to Virginia, can be used to place constraints on the siting of offshore wind projects.

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John Madsen

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Associate Professor Geological Sciences


CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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