1980 summer study program in geophysical fluid dynamics : coherent features in geophysical flows
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Four principal lecturers shored the task of presenting the subject "Coherent Features in Geophysical Flows" to the participants of the twenty-second geophysical fluid dynamics summer program. Glenn Flierl introduced the topic and the Kortweg-de Vries equation via a model of finite amplitude motions on the beta plane. He extended the analysis to more complex flows in the ocean and the atmosphere and in the process treated motions of very large amplitude. Larry Redekopp's three lectures summarized an extensive body of the mathematical literature on coherent features. Andrew Ingersoll focussed on the many fascinating features in Jupiter's atmosphere. Joseph Keller supplemented an interesting summary of laboratory observations with suggestive models for treating the flows.
Suggested CitationTechnical Report: Veronis, George, Mellor, Florence K., "1980 summer study program in geophysical fluid dynamics : coherent features in geophysical flows", 1980-11, DOI:10.1575/1912/2913, https://hdl.handle.net/1912/2913
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