Jordyn Moscoso

  • Postdoc in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
  • UC Santa Cruz

Jordyn Moscoso is an oceanographer who uses math and computer models to understand ocean currents and how they interact with ocean biology. She is a 6th year PhD student in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences department at UCLA working with Daniele Bianchi, Andrew Stewart, and Jim McWilliams. Her research is centered on understanding impacts of dynamical ocean processes on biogeochemistry, ecology, and food-web structure.


  • How Do Winter Storms Form?

     In this talk, Jordyn and Rodrigo Rodakoviski from UCLA AOS Department will describe how winter storms are created from the Polar Vortex. She will also show a demonstration of how large storms form using a rotating tank that simulates Earth’s atmosphere.