Lynne Talley

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Lynne Talley (born May 18, 1954 in Schenectady, New York) is an American physical oceanographer.

Talley is Professor of Physical Oceanography at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.[1] She is a seagoing oceanographer[2] and served as chief scientist on several hydrography cruises. From 2004–2007 she was a member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group and a lead author for one of the chapters of the group's final report.[3] Talley is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society, the American Geophysical Union, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


  1. ^ "Tsunami May Have Carried Some Permanently to Sea". ABC News. 30 December 2004. Retrieved 2009-09-18. 
  2. ^ "For Better or Worse, Modern Ocean Explorers Stay Connected". LiveScience. 1 February 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-18. 
  3. ^ "Global Climate Report Shaped by Local Hands". Voice of San Diego. 18 January 2007. Retrieved 2009-09-18.