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2013 Lecture Series Schedule

"Buoyancy-Driven Flows" - June 17 - August 23

Introductory lectures will be a total of 2 hours each with a short break.


Monday, June 17 - 9:45 AM

Introduction

Claudia Cenedese, Eric Chassignet and Stefan Llewellyn Smith, GFD Co-Directors

June 17-21– Principal Lectures - 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Gravity Currents
Paul Linden, University of Cambridge

Week 2

June 24-28 – Principal Lectures - 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Gravity Currents
Paul Linden, University of Cambridge


Lectures begin at 10:30 AM

Week 3

Monday, July 1
Falling into structured fluids
Philip Yecko, Montclair State University

Tuesday, July 2
Gravity-driven interfacial flows: Vorticity-based models
Eckhart Meiburg, University of California

Wednesday, July 3
Dense overflows in ocean general circulation models
Sonya Legg, Princeton University

Thursday, July 4
HOLIDAY

Friday, July 5
Large amplitude acoustic streaming
Greg Chini, University of New Hampshire

Week 4

Monday, July 8
Modeling the hagfish slime
Jean-Luc Thiffeault, University of Wisconsin

Tuesday, July 9
Three-dimensional quasi-geostrophic convection in the rotating cylindrical annulus with steeply sloping endwalls
Keith Julien, University of Colorado at Boulder

Wednesday, July 10
Coastal density fronts:  gravity currents, internal waves, and mixing
Brian White, University of North Carolina

Thursday, July 11
A propagation model for internal waves generated by a body moving in an ocean thermocline
Jim Rottman, University of California, San Diego

Friday, July 12
Eddy generation by topographic transformation of coastal-trapped waves
Ted Johnson, University College London

Week 5


Monday, July 15
Layers, layers everywhere: The dynamics of mixing-induced layering in turbulent stratified flow
Colm Caulfield, University of Cambridge

Tuesday July 16
A refined life at high resolution:  subgrid modelling in the eddy-rich regime
Baylor Fox-Kemper, Brown University

Wednesday, July 17
Unusual features in rotating flows
Michael Patterson, University of Bristol

1:30 PM
The turbulence closure problem
Joseph Keller, Stanford University

Thursday, July 18
Harmonic forcing in rotating flows: zonal flow, instabilities and inertial waves
Alban Sauret, Princeton University

Friday, July 19
Stability criteria for inhomogeneous equilibria in the single wave model
George Hagstrom, New York University

Week 6

Monday, July 22
Buoyancy-driven segregation of magma from the convecting mantle
Richard Katz, University of Oxford

Tuesday, July 23
Large-scale circulation in 2D Kolmogorov flows
Basile Gallet, Laboratoire FAST

Wednesday, July 24
Oscillatory double-diffusive convection
Pascale Garaud, University of California, Santa Cruz

Thursday, July 25
A turbulent model of the Arctic halocline
Michael Spall, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

1:30
Waves over periodic topographies
Jie Yu, North Carolina State University

Friday, July 26
Shoaling and tunneling internal solitary waves
Bruce Sutherland, University of Alberta

Week 7


Monday, July 29
Sea breezes and land breezes along coastlines and semi-enclosed seas: Diurnal gravity currents
Sarah Gille, University of California, San Diego

Tuesday, July 30
Convective and absolute instability of finite amplitude gravity wave
Jean-Marc Chomaz, CNRS-Ecole Polytechnique

Wednesday, July 31
The effects of wind on the rise of volcanic plumes and the intrusions of volcanic ash
Andrew Hogg, University of Bristol

Thursday, August 1
Ekman Layer meets island
Joseph Pedlosky, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

1:30 PM
Buoyancy driven flows and mixing in confined spaces

Andrew Woods, University of Cambridge

Friday, August 2
Sills or Hills?  The 2014/15 Fracture Zone Canyon experiment
Andreas Thurnherr, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory

1:30 PM
Science and art of sculpturing fluids
Jean-Marc Chomaz, CNRS-Ecole Polytechnique

Week 8


Monday, August 5
Extreme multiplicity in convection patterns
Laurette Tuckerman, PMMH-ESPCI

1:30
Along the bumpy road from micro- to macro-physics
James Anderson, Stevens Institute of Technology

Tuesday, August 6
Wind and eddy-mediated export of Antarctic Bottom Water
Andrew Stewart, California Institute of Technology

Wednesday, August 7
Determining the depth of mixing in the upper water column of subpolar waters:  implications for productivity
Susan Lozier, Duke University

Thursday, August 8
The influence of mesoscale eddies of the Arabian Sea on the slope currents of Red Sea and Persian Gulf outflow water
Xavier Carton, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale

Sears Public Lecture - 5 PM - Redfield Auditorium, reception to follow
Overturning in the North Atlantic:  new observations, new views, lingering questions
Susan Lozier, Duke University

Friday, August 9
The zonally asymmetric Antarctic Circumpolar Current
Andrew Thompson, California Institute of Technology

Week 9 - August 12 - 16

Quiet Week - no lectures

Week 10 - August 19 - 23

Fellows' presentations


Monday, August 19

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Response of thermohaline circulation to changes in precipitation
Yuki Yasuda, The University of Tokyo

Break

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Particle driven flows down an incline into a linear stratification
Kate Snow, Australian National University

 

Tuesday, August 20

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Nonlinear optimal perturbations
Daniel Lecoanet, University of California, Berkeley

Break

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Energy stability and transport efficiency in forced stratified shear flows
Tobias Bischoff, California Institute of Technology


Wednesday August 21

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Investigation of lock exchange in a 3D valley configuration
Catherine Jones, University of California, San Diego

Break

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Modeling the evolution of a particle-rich layer in a double diffusive regime
Varvara Zemskova, University of  North Carolina, Chapel Hill


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

On the collision of sea breeze gravity currents
Karin van der Wiel, University of East Anglia


Thursday August 22


10:00 am - 11:00 am

Granular flow in a rotating drum
Gregory Wagner, University of California, San Diego

Break

11:15 am -12:15 pm

Induced mean flow of weakly nonlinear internal wave packets
Ton van den Bremer, University of Oxford

Last updated: August 19, 2013