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Tal Ezer

  • Tal Ezer
  • Professor
  • Ocean, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • 4111 Monarch Way, 3rd Floor
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-5631
  • tezer@odu.edu
  • Education

    Florida State University, 1989
    Major: Physical Oceanography
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Hebrew University, 1984
    Major: Atmospheric Sciences
    Degree: M.Sc.
    Hebrew University , 1981
    Major: Physics (major) and Mathematics (minor)
    Degree: B.Sc.
  • Research Interests

    Physical oceanography, climate change and sea level rise, numerical modeling of ocean circulation, physical-biological interactions
  • 2014: 2013 Editor's Citation for Exellence in Refereeing, American Geophysical Union
  • 2013: Paper on sea level rise was most viewed paper of JGR-Oceans in 2013, American Geophysical Union/ Wiley Online Publications
  • 2012: “Most Inspiring Professor”, OEAS Department, College of Science
  • 2009: SCHEV Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award, Internal Nominee (not selected)
  • 2007: AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award (co-author with advisee student)
  • 2002: National Ocean Partnership Program (NOPP), Excellence in Partnering Award, NOPP
  • 2001: Distinguished Visiting Professor , Academia Mexicana de Ciencias
  • 1991: Listing: Who's Who in Science and Engineering
  • 1987: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • 1985: Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Scholarship
  • 1984: The Hebrew University's Gershon Meirbaum Scholarship
  • 1983: The Hebrew University's Shindel Prize
  • 1982: Israel Maritime League Award
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Collaborative Research: Modeling sea ice-ocean ecosystem responses to climate changes in the Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort Seas with data assimilation Of RUSALCA measurements
    Sponsoring Organization: NOAA
    Date: July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ezer, T.; Oey, L.; Wang, J.
    Mid-Atlantic ocean model calculations
    Sponsoring Organization: MMS/ Sub-contract: Princeton University,
    Date: March 1, 2009 - February 28, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Ezer, T.; Atkinson, L.; Oey, L.
    Collaborative Research: Planning Grant: Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Wind Energy
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: August 1, 2009 - July 31, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ezer, T.; Atkinson, L.
    Red Sea - Dead Sea conveyance feasibility study
    Sponsoring Organization: World Bank/Coyne et Bellier, France
    Date: June 1, 2008 - May 30, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Ezer, T.
    Numerical modeling of tides and inundation Processes in Cook Inlet (Alaska) in support of Beluga Population & Migration Studies
    Sponsoring Organization: NOAA
    Date: September 1, 2007 - September 30, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ezer, T.
    Collaborative Research, Gravity Current Entrainment Climate Process Team
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF/Sub-contract: Princeton University
    Date: September 1, 2007 - August 31, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Ezer, T.; Legg, S.
    Integrating remote sensing data and inundation ocean models to map coastal areas and improve flood predictions
    Sponsoring Organization: ODU-Office of Research (SEECR award)
    Date: May 15, 2009 - August 28, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Ezer, T.; Liu, H.