Di Lorenzo, Dr. Emanuele


Di Lorenzo, Dr. Emanuele

Professor & Director, Program Ocean Science & Engineering

Research Interests

  • Oceanography
  • Climate Dynamics
  • Inverse and Ocean Modeling
  • Ecosystems and Climate Change


  • Class of 1964 Teaching Award, Georgia Tech, 2012
  • Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award, Georgia Tech, 2009
  • Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence, Georgia Tech, 2007
  • Regents Graduate Fellowship, University of California San Diego, 2000




  • Di Lorenzo, E., and N. J. Mantua (2016), Multi-year persistence of 2014/15 North Pacific marine heatwave, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate3082.
  • Di Lorenzo, E., G. Liguori, N. Schneider, J. C. Furtado, B. T. Anderson, and M. A. Alexander (2015), ENSO and meridional modes: A null hypothesis for Pacific climate variability, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42(21), 9440-9448, doi:10.1002/2015gl066281.
  • Di Lorenzo, E. (2015), The future of coastal ocean upwelling, Nature, 518(7539).
  • Di Lorenzo, E., and M. D. Ohman (2013), A double-integration hypothesis to explain ocean ecosystem response to climate forcing, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(7), 2496-2499, doi:10.1073/pnas.1218022110.
  • Di Lorenzo, E., D. Mountain, H. P. Batchelder, N. Bond, and E. E. Hofmann (2013), Advances in Marine Ecosystem Dynamics from US GLOBEC The Horizontal-Advection Bottom-up Forcing Paradigm, Oceanography, 26(4), 22-33.
  • Di Lorenzo, E., et al. (2013), Synthesis of Pacific Ocean Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics, Oceanography, 26(4), 68-81.
  • Di Lorenzo, E., K. M. Cobb, J. C. Furtado, N. Schneider, B. T. Anderson, A. Bracco, M. A. Alexander, and D. J. Vimont (2010), Central Pacific El Nino and decadal climate change in the North Pacific Ocean, Nature Geoscience, 3(11), 762-765, doi:10.1038/ngeo984.
  • Di Lorenzo, E., et al. (2009), Nutrient and salinity decadal variations in the central and eastern North Pacific, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, doi:10.1029/2009gl038261.
  • Di Lorenzo, E., et al. (2008), North Pacific Gyre Oscillation links ocean climate and ecosystem change, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35(8), L08607, doi:10.1029/2007gl032838.
  • Di Lorenzo, E., A. M. Moore, H. G. Arango, B. D. Cornuelle, A. J. Miller, B. Powell, B. S. Chua, and A. F. Bennett (2007), Weak and strong constraint data assimilation in the inverse Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS): Development and application for a baroclinic coastal upwelling system, Ocean Modelling, 16(3-4), 160-187, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2006.08.002.

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Contact Information

ES&T 3252


  • Director, Program in Ocean Science & Engineering (OSE)