Summer study program in geophysical fluid dynamics : order and disorder in turbulent shear flow
Stern, Melvin E.
MetadataShow full item record
Our thanks go to Martin Landahl for his stimulating expository lectures on recent development in "lab scale" turbulent flow. This subject was covered by him and other staff members from the experimental, analytic, and numerical point of view. The seminars on two-dimensional coherent structures provided a nice connecting link for subsequent lectures on large scale ocean eddy dynamics (e.g. warm core rings detaching from the Gulf Stream).
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Manucharyan, Georgy E.; Caulfield, C. P. (2014-12)We consider experimentally an initially quiescent and linearly stratified fluid with buoyancy frequency NQ in a cylinder subject to surface-stress forcing from a disc of radius R spinning at a constant angular velocity Ω. ...
Geyer, W. Rockwell; Scully, Malcolm E.; Ralston, David K. (Springer, 2008-10-21)Estuarine turbulence is notable in that both the dissipation rate and the buoyancy frequency extend to much higher values than in other natural environments. The high dissipation rates lead to a distinct inertial subrange ...
Jumars, Peter A.; Trowbridge, John H.; Boss, Emmanuel S.; Karp-Boss, Lee (2009-02-11)Climate change will alter turbulence intensity, motivating greater attention to mechanisms of turbulence effects on organisms. Many analytic and analog models used to simulate and assess effects of turbulence on plankton ...