The Dynamics of Rotating Fluids Meeting 2016

Friday 8 January 2016

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A meeting on the above theme will be held on Friday 9 January 2016 in Room 500 (5th floor of the Mathematics/Students Union building). The programme is as follows:

11.40am Geoff Vallis (Exeter)
Planetary circulations in the limit of zero bottom friction

12.00pm Steve Tobias (Leeds)
Quasi-geostrophic Dynamos: An Asymptotic Theory




1.20pm Vladimir Zeitlin (LMD)
Influence of moist convection and precipitation upon developing barotropic instability of atmospheric vortices in the moist-convective rotating shallow water model

1.40pm Dan Whitt (Cambridge)
Resonant generation and energetics of wind-forced near-inertial motions in a geostrophic flow

2.00pm Mike Cullen (UK Meteorological Office)
The physical significance of weak solutions of the governing equations

2.20pm David Dritschel (St. Andrew's)
The late-time behaviour of a bounded, inviscid two-dimensional flow

2.40pm Colin Cotter (Imperial)
Scalable numerics for atmospheric dynamical cores using compatible finite element methods


3.00pm TEA / COFFEE


3.30pm Vassilios Dallas (Leeds)
Forcing dependent dynamics in rotating turbulence

3.50pm Eugene Benilov (Limerick)
Existence and stability of hydraulic jumps in a viscous flow on the inside of a horizontal rotating cylinder

4.10pm Stephen Griffiths (Leeds)
Destabilisation of shear flows by counter-propagating Alfvén waves at localised magnetic fields

4.30pm Chris Hughes (Liverpool and NOC)
A Rossby whistle in the Caribbean Sea

4.50pm David Hughes (Leeds)
Strong field dynamo action in rapidly rotating convection with no inertia

5.10pm Close

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