The Dynamics of Rotating Fluids Meeting 2017

Friday 6 January 2017

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A meeting on the above theme will be held on Friday 6 January 2017 in Room 505 (5th floor of the Mathematics/Students Union building). The programme is as follows:

1.00pm Boris Galperin (South Florida)
Turbulence anisotropisation and Nastrom & Gage spectra in rotating flows

1.20pm Vladimir Zeitlin (LMD)
Instabilities of jets and vortices in thermal shallow water

1.40pm Tom Kent (Leeds)
An idealised fluid model for convective-scale NWP: dynamics and data assimilation

2.00pm Julian Mak (Edinburgh)
Emergent eddy saturation from an eddy energy constrained parameterisation

2.20pm David Marshall (Oxford)
Ocean eddy energy residence time and the transport of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current

2.40pm Leo Saffin (Reading)
Maintaining tropopause sharpness in numerical weather prediction models

3.00pm TEA / COFFEE

3.30pm Mike Cullen (UKMO)
Construction of a reference zonal flow state using optimal transport, and its nonlinear stability

3.50pm Lenka Novak (Reading)
Generalised baroclinic adjustment of storm tracks

4.10pm Tomos David (Oxford)
Eddy-mixing entropy as a measure of turbulent disorder in barotropic ocean jets

4.30pm Peter Davidson (Cambridge)
On the formation of eyes in cyclonic vortices

4.50pm Adrian Barker (Leeds)
Nonlinear tidal flows in extrasolar planets

5.10pm Jean Reinaud (St Andrews)
Interaction between a surface buoyancy jet and internal vortices

5.30pm Close

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