John G.W. Kelley

Affiliate Professor
Phone: (603) 862-1628

University of New Hampshire
Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory
24 Colovos Road
Durham, NH 03824

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Ph.D. Ohio State University 1986

Research Areas

Operational Oceanographic Forecast Systems
GIS Web Mapping Applied to Meteorology and Oceanography

Research Emphasis

John Kelley is a research meteorologist and coastal modeler with NOAA/National Ocean Service's Marine Modeling and Analysis Programs within the Coast Survey Development Lab.

His research interests are in the area of coastal meteorology and oceanography and the application of GIS technology to these fields.

He was a UCAR Visiting Scientist in the National Weather Service/NCEP's Ocean Modeling Branch of the Environmental Modeling Center and is currently involved with the development and implementation of NOS' operational numerical ocean forecast models for estuaries, the coastal ocean, and the Great Lakes.


Ware, Colin, Mitchell, J, Arsenault, Roland, and Dr. Kelley, John G., (2009), Optimally Displaying 2D Vector Fields of Meteorology and Oceanography, American Meteorlogical Society, Phoenix, AZ, USA, Jan 11 - Jan 16. Conference Abstract