Andreas K Muenchow

School of Marine Science & Policy

Phone: (302) 831-0742


Office: 112A Robinson Hall

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • Research focuses on ocean currents, climate change, tides, waves and freshwater discharge.
  • Also possesses specialized knowledge about Arctic sea ice, glacier melting and ocean color.
  • Conducted a multi-year experiment on Arctic Ocean flux and change between Greenland and Canada using U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard icebreakers and moored instrumentation.
  • Muenchow blogs at <a href=""></a><br /><br />

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Associate Professor, School of Marine Science and Policy

In The News:
Greenland's ice sheet is in danger. Here's what we're seeing on the frozen landscape (Washington Post)
Massive ice island heads for Labrador Sea (Vancouver Sun)
Huge ice island could pose threat to oil, shipping (Associated Press)
Ice island breaks off Greenland (National Geographic)
Huge ice island calves off Greenland glacier (Reuters)

UDaily Articles:
UD researchers mark International Polar Year
UD Marine Scientists Now Cruising into Icy Arctic to Research Major Process Affecting Global Climate
Ice island reported by UD researcher breaks into mammoth 'ice cubes'
Greenland glacier calves island 4 times the size of Manhattan, UD scientist reports

marine, polar, ocean, climate change, waves, Arctic, Ice