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  • Technical Report
    Geometrical methods in fluid dynamics : 1993 Summer study program in fluid dynamics
    (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993) Salmon, Rick ; Ewing-DeRemer, Barbara
    "Geometrcal methods in fluid dynamics" were the subject of the 1993 GFD session. Paricipants explored the applications of Hamiltonian fluid mechanics and related ideas about symmetry and conservation laws to problems in geophysical fluid dynamics. Phil Morrson and Ted Shephere offered an intensive introductory course (of which a detailed summary appears in this volume.) Subsequent lecturers explored a full range of currently interesting topics in geophysical fluid dynamics.
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    1989 summer study program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics : general circulation of the oceans
    (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1989-11) Steering Committee ; Ewing-DeRemer, Barbara
    The success of this summer's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Program owes much to Myrl Hendershott's excellent and engaging survey of the Oceans General Circulation, including recent developments In the Theory of Recirculation Gyres and Thermocline Ventilation.
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    Dynamics of the outer planets : 1992 Summer Study Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
    (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1992) Flierl, Glenn R. ; Ingersoll, Andrew P. ; Yano, Jun-Ichi ; Ewing-DeRemer, Barbara
    The topic this summer was "The Dynamics of the Outer Planets." Andrew Ingersoll gave an excellent review of the current understanding of the strcture of the atmospheres of Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, and Uranus. He presented the flow structures inferred from the information gathered by the Voyager probes and other observations. The models of the circulations of the interior and of the weather layer - the jets and vortices that we see in the images - were discussed. Jun-Ichi Yano gave further discussions on vortex dynamics in the lab, analytical, and numerical models as applied to the outer planets. Finally, Andy returned with a discussion of thin atmospheres (some so thin that they disappear at night) and new approaches to the dynamics of the interiors. These lectures provided a thorough background in both the data and the theory. As usual, we had talks (or what are sometimes called interactive seminars!) from many visitors during the summer, some directly related to the main topic and others covering other new research in geophysical fluid dynamics. From these, the fellows and staff found new aras for collaborative research and new ideas which they may explore after the summer. Finally, the summer was completed with talks from the fellows on their individual research during the summer. These reports reflect the thought and energy that went into learning new topics and formulating new problems. We look forward to seeing fuller versions of these in journal articles. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the National Science Foundation and the Office of Naval Research. The assistance of Jake Peirson and Barbara Ewing-DeRemer, made the summer, once again, pleasant and easy for all.