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Iossif Lozovatsky

Iossif Lozovatsky


Phone: 574-631-3052

Office: Cushing Hall 310


Ph.D 1975, Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR; M.S. 1971 M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, USSR


Research Professor at University of Notre Dame (from 2010) and Arizona State University.(from 1994)

Leading, Senior, Junior Research Scientist at P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia (until 2008); D.Sc. (Habilitation) 1988,

Recent Journal Publications (from 2010)

Wijesekera, H. … Lozovatsky I. (47 co-authors total). “ASIRI: An ocean-atmosphere initiative for Bay of Bengal” Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00197.1, 2016 (in press)

Lozovatsky, I., H. Wijesekera, E. Jarosz, M-J. Lilover, A. Pirro, Z. Silver, L. Centurioni, H.J.S. Fernando, “A snapshot of internal waves and hydrodynamic instabilities in the southern Bay of Bengal” J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, 2016 (in press)

Jinadasa, S.U.P., I. Lozovatsky, J. Planella-Morató, J.D. Nash, J.A. MacKinnon, A.J. Lucas, H.W. Wijesekera, and H.J.S. Fernando. “Ocean turbulence and mixing around Sri Lanka and in adjacent waters of the northern Bay of Bengal”. Oceanography 29(2):170–179, 2016,

Lozovatsky, I., S.U.P. Jinadasa, H.J.S. Fernando, J.-H. Lee, and C.-S. Hong, “The wall-layer dynamics in a weakly stratified tidal bottom boundary layer. J Marine Res., 73, 207-232, 2015.

Lozovatsky, I., S.U.P. Jinadasa, J.-H. Lee, and H.J.S Fernando, “Internal waves in a summer pycnocline of the East China Sea”, Ocean Dynamics, 65, 1051–1061, doi: 10.1007/s10236-015-0858-2, 2015.

Lozovatsky, I., J.-H. Lee, H.J.S. Fernando, S.K. Kang, and S.U.P. Jinadasa. “Turbulence in the East China Sea: The summertime stratification”, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 120, 1856–1871, doi:10.1002/2014JC010596, 2015.

Lozovatsky, I., Zhiyu Liu, H.J.S. Fernando, J. Hu, and Hao Wei, “The TKE dissipation rate in the northern South China Sea”, Ocean Dynamics, 2013.

Lozovatsky, I. and H.J.S. Fernando, “Mixing efficiency in natural flows”, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 371 No.1982, 20120213, doi:10.1098/rsta.2012.0213, 2013.

Lozovatsky, I.D. and S.M. Shapovalov, "Thickness of the bottom mixed boundary layer in north Atlantic”, Oceanology, Engl. Ed., 52(4), 477–452, doi: 10.1134/S0001437012010134, 2012.

Liu, Z., and I.D. Lozovatsky, “Upper pycnocline turbulence in the northern South China Sea”, Chinese Sci. Bull., 57(18), 2302-2306, doi:10.1007/s11434-012-5137-8, 2012.

Lozovatsky, I., Zhiyu Liu, H.J.S. Fernando, J. Armengol, and E. Roget, “Shallow water tidal currents in close proximity to the seafloor and boundary-induced turbulence”, Ocean Dynamics, 62, 177-201, doi:10.1007/s10236-011-0495-3, 2012.

Planella, J., E. Roget, I. Lozovatsky, I., “Statistics of microstructure patchiness in a stratified lake”, J. Geophys. Res., 116, C10035, doi:10.1029/2010 JC006911, 2011.

Lozovatsky, I., E. Roget, J. Planella, H.J.S. Fernando, and Z. Liu, “Intermittency of near-bottom turbulence in tidal flow on a shallow shelf”, J. Geophys. Res., 115, C05006, doi:10.1029/2009JC005325, 2010.

Summary of Activities/Interests

Physical oceanography; oceanic turbulence, microstructure, fine structure; and internal waves; ocean surface and bottom boundary layers; air-sea interaction; small-scale and sub-mesoscale  dynamics in marginal seas; turbulence parameterization for stratified flows.