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Renato Castelao, Assistant Professor

Renato Castelao

Research Emphasis:

Coastal ocean dynamics and its impact on the marine ecosystem, wind-driven mesoscale flows, flow-topography interactions, buoyancy-driven flows, internal waves and tides, coupled ocean observing and modeling networks, autonomous underwater gliders.

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  University of Georgia

Mailing Address:

Dr. Renato Castelao
Department of Marine Sciences
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602-3636

Office Phone:  (706) 542-2422

FAX Number:  (706) 542-5888

E-Mail:  castelao@uga.edu

Web Page:  http://www.marsci.uga.edu/directory/renato-castelao

Other Identity Systems:

ORCID:  orcid.org/0000-0002-8129-480X

GCE Data Sets:

ORG-GCED-1801 (Seasonal Evolution of Terrigenous Dissolved Organic Matter in the South Atlantic Bight off Georgia in 2014)

GCE Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

Medeiros, P.M., Babcock-Adams, L., Seidel, M., Castelao, R., Di Iorio, D., Hollibaugh, J.T. and Dittmar, T. 2017. Export of terrigenous dissolved organic matter in a broad continental shelf. Limnology & Oceanography. 62:1718-1731. (DOI: 10.1002/lno.10528)

Wang, Y., Castelao, R. and Di Iorio, D. 2017. Salinity Variability and Water Exchange in Interconnected Estuaries. Estuaries and Coasts. (DOI: 10.1007/s12237-016-0195-9)

Yuan, Y., Castelao, R. and He, R. 2017. Variability in along-shelf and cross-shelf circulation in the South Atlantic Bight. Continental Shelf Research. 134:52-62. (DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2017.01.006)

Di Iorio, D. and Castelao, R. 2013. The Dynamical Response of Salinity to Freshwater Discharge and Wind Forcing in Adjacent Estuaries on the Georgia Coast. Special Issue: Coastal Long Term Ecological Research. Oceanography. 26(3):4451. (DOI: 10.5670/oceanog.2013.44)

Conference Posters and Presentations

Agonsi, M., Sheldon, J.E. and Castelao, R. 2024. Poster: Physical forcing affecting circulation and residence time in an estuary off Georgia. Ocean Sciences meeting.

Sheldon, J.E. and Castelao, R. 2023. Presentation: Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Models. SEERS 2023.


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.