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Charles FlaggResearch ProfessorSchool of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences


Charles Flagg’s research is focused on the kinematics and dynamics of the world’s coastal ocean, including the processes at the edge of the broad continental shelf of the Middle Atlantic Bight and the Gulf of Maine that control the exchange of mass and material between the deep ocean and shelf. His studies include the coastal lagoons of southern Long Island and the impact of breaches in Fire Island.

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  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Holes Oceanographic Institution
  • MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • BS, Cornell University