Dr. Jackson O. Blanton
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
10 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, Georgia 31411
Telephone: (912) 598-2457
Fax: (912) 598-2310
B.S. University of Florida, Civil Engineering 1962
M.S. Oregon State University, Physical Oceanography 1963
Ph.D. Oregon State University, Physical Oceanography 1968
| Research Interests and Projects |
Transport and mixing in shallow coastal waters and estuaries. Dynamics of coastal frontal zones (upwelling and downwelling circulation). Effects of asymmetric tidal currents on the salt balance of estuaries and transport of materials like sediments: Effects of morphology on tidal currents.
- Skidaway Institute of Oceanography: Coastal Physical Oceanography
- University of Algarve (Portugal): Introduction to Coastal Physical Oceanography
- University of Aveiro (Portugal): Introduction to Coastal Physical Oceanography
- University of Lisbon: Coastal Physical Oceanography
- Professor, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
- Professor, School of Marine Programs, University of Georgia, Athens
- Professor, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal (1997-1998)
- Professor, Department of Marine Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Blanton, J. O., A. J. Garrett, J. S. Bollinger, D. W. Hayes, L. D Koffman, J. Amft, and T. Moore. 2010. Transport and retention of a conservative tracer in an isolated creek-marsh system. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 87: 333-345.
Jahnke, R. A., and J. O. Blanton. 2010. The Gulf Stream. In Carbon and nutrient fluxes in continental margins: A global synthesis. Eds. K. K. Liu, L. Atkinson, R. Quinones and L. Talaue-McManus. Global Change: The IGBP Series. New York:Springer-Verlag, 146-169.
Blanton, J. O., A. J. Garrett, J. S. Bollinger, D. W. Hayes, L. D. Koffman, and J. Amft. 2009. Transport and dispersion of a conservative tracer in coastal waters with large intertidal areas. Estuaries and Coasts 32: 573-592.
Huang, H., C. Chen, J. O. Blanton, and F. A. Andrade. 2008. A numerical study of tidal asymmetry in Okatee Creek, South Carolina. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 78: 190-202.
Seim, H. E., J. O. Blanton, and S. A. Elston. 2008. The effect of secondary circulation on the salt distribution in a sinuous coastal plain estuary: Satilla River, GA, USA. Continental Shelf Research 29(1): 15-28. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2008.03.018
Blanton, J.O., F. Andrade and M. Adelaide Ferreira. 2006. The relationship of hydrodynamics and morphology in tidal-creek and salt-marsh systems in South Carolina and Georgia. In Implications of changing land use patterns to coastal ecosystems, ed. G.S.Kleppel, M.R. DeVoe and M.V. Rawson, Jr., 93-107. New York: Springer-Verlag.
Seim, H.E., J. O. Blanton and S. Elston. 2006. Tidal circulation and energy dissipation in a shallow, sinuous estuary. Ocean Dynamics 56(3-4): 360-375.
Blanton, J. O., G. Lin, and S. A. Elston. 2002. Tidal current asymmetry in shallow estuaries and tidal creeks. Continental Shelf Research 22:1731-1743.
Blanton, J. O., and F. A. Andrade. 2001. Distortion of tidal currents and the lateral transfer of salt in a shallow coastal plain estuary (O Estuário do Mira, Portugal). Estuaries 24:467-480.
Blanton, J. O., F. A. Andrade, and M. A. Ferreira. 2000. Effect of a broad shallow sill on tidal circulation and salt transport in the entrance to a coastal plain estuary (Mira B Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal). Estuaries 23:293-304.
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