Research Interests: Physical Oceanography, Mesoscale Circulation Dynamics, Continental Shelf Dynamics, Strait Dynamics and Outflows from Straits


  • PhD. 1973, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • M.Sc. 1970, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • B.Sc. 1968, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Selected Publications:

  1. Emin, Ö., Ünlüata, Ü., 1997. Oceanography of the Black Sea: a review of some recent results. Earth-Science Reviews 42, 231-272.
  2. Beşiktepe, Ş., Sur, H., Emin, Ö., Latif, M.A, Oğuz, T., Ünlüata, Ü., 1994. The circulation and hydrography of the Marmara Sea. Progress in Oceanography 34, 285-334.
  3. Sur, H., Emin, Ö., Ünlüata, Ü., 1994. Boundary current instabilities, upwelling, shelf mixing and eutrophication processes in the Black Sea. Progress in Oceanography 33, 249-302.
  4. Oguz, T., Latun, V.S., Latif, M.A., Vladimirov, V.V., Sur, H., Markov, A.A., Özsoy, E., Kotovshchikov, B.B., Eremeev, V.V., Ünlüata, Ü., 1993. Circulation in the surface and intermediate layers of the Black Sea. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 40, 1597-1612.
  5. Robinson, A.R., Golnaraghi, M., Leslie, W.G., Artegiani, A., Hecht, A., Lazzoni, E., Michelato, E., Sansone, E., Theocharis, A., Ünlüata, Ü., 1991. The eastern Mediterranean general circulation: features, structure and variability. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans 15, 215-24