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Workshop Programme

for period 8-12 December

IUTAM - Rotating Stratified Turbulence and Turbulence in the Atmosphere and Oceans

8-12 December

Timetable

Monday 08 December
08:30-09:25 Registration HRT
09:15-09:20 Ben Mestel - Welcome HRT
09:20-09:30 Hunt, J (UCL) HRT
  Introduction Sem 1
09:30-10:00 Rhines, P (Washington) HRT
  Eddies and circulation: lessons from oceans, atmospheres and the GFD lab Sem 1
10:00-10:30 Thompson, AF (Cambridge) HRT
  Jet formation and transport in baroclinic turbulence with simple topography Sem 1
10:30-11:00 Esler, G (UCL) HRT
  The turbulent equilibration of an unstable baroclinic jet Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee HRT
11:30-12:00 Carnevale, GF (UC, San Diego) HRT
  Inertial instability in rotating and stratified flow Sem 1
12:00-12:30 Billant, P (École Polytechnique) HRT
  Zigzag instability of vortex arrays in stratified and rotating fluids Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court HRT
14:00-14:30 Meunier, P (CNRS) HRT
  Instabilities of a columnar vortex in a stratified fluid Sem 1
14:30-15:00 Davidson, P (Cambridge) HRT
  Structure formation in rotating turbulence Sem 1
15:00-16.00 Tea HRT
16:00-16:30 Tran, CV (St Andrews) HRT
  Local transfer and spectra of a diffusive field advected by large-scale incompressible flows Sem 1
16:30-17:00 Shrira, V (Keele) HRT
  Singular focusing of sub-inertial internal waves on the `non-traditional’ beta-plane Sem 1
17:00-17:45 Gong Show HRT
17:45-18:45 Wine Reception HRT
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only) HRT
Tuesday 09 December
09:30-10:00 McWilliams, JC (UC, Los Angeles) HRT
  Turbulent fluid dynamics at the margins of rotational and stratified control Sem 1
10:00-10:30 Bartello, P (McGill) HRT
  Quasigeostrophic and stratified boussinesq turbulence Sem 1
10:30-11:00 Scott, R (St Andrews) HRT
  Effects of large-scale energy dissipation in geostrophic turbulence Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee and Posters HRT
11:30-12:00 Falkovich, G (Weizmann Institute of Science) HRT
  Two-dimensional turbulence inside a strong vortex Sem 1
12:00-12:30 Sugimoto, N (Keio) HRT
  Spontaneous gravity wave radiation from nearly balanced rotational flows in a shallow water system Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court HRT
14:00-14:30 Busse, FH (Bayreuth) HRT
  Unusual properties of turbulent convection and dynamos in spherical shells Sem 1
14:30-15:00 Tobias, S (Leeds) HRT
  Angular momentum transport and dynamos in magnetised rotating stratified systems Sem 1
15:00-16:00 Tea and Posters HRT
16:00-16:30 Yoden, S (Kyoto) HRT
  Jet formation in decaying two-dimensional turbulence on a rotating sphere Sem 1
16:30-17:00 Cho, JYK (QMUL) HRT
  Magnetohydrodynamic shallow-water turbulence on the sphere Sem 1
17:00-18:30 Parellel discussion sessions HRT
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only) HRT
Wednesday 10 December
09:30-10:00 McIntyre, ME (Cambridge) HRT
  Beyond Lighthill: three ways to stay close to balance Sem 1
10:00-10:30 Vanneste, J (Edinburgh) HRT
  Inertia-gravity-wave generation: a geometric-optics approach Sem 1
10:30-11:00 Bustamante, M (Warwick) HRT
  Dynamics of nonlinear resonance clusters in atmosphere and oceans Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee and Posters HRT
11:30-12:00 Macaskill, C (Sydney) HRT
  Vortex simulations of 2D turbulence in confined domains Sem 1
12:00-12:30 Dritschel, DG (St Andrews) HRT
  The hyper-CASL algorithm: an accurate, efficient new approach to modelling complex atmospheric and oceanic flows Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court HRT
14:00-18:30 Excursion HRT
19:00-23:00 Conference Dinner at St John's College (pre dinner drinks from 19:00) HRT
Thursday 11 December
09:30-10:00 Vallis, GK (Princeton) HRT
  Is geostrophic turbulence relevant for tropospheric dynamics? Sem 1
10:00-10:30 Kimura, Y (Nagoya) HRT
  Spectral study of stably stratified turbulence Sem 1
10:30-11:00 Nazarenko, S (Warwick) HRT
  Triple cascade and zonal flows in beta-plane turbulence Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee and Posters HRT
11:30-12:00 Miyazaki, T (Electro-Communications, Japan) HRT
  Equilibrium state of quasi-geostrophic point vortices Sem 1
12:00-12:30 Carton, X (Bretagne Occidentale) HRT
  Influence of external shear and strain on baroclinic vortex alignment Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court HRT
14:00-14:30 Herring, J (N.C.A.R.) HRT
  Spectra and distribution functions of stably stratified turbulence Sem 1
14:30-15:00 Riley, JJ (Washington) HRT
  Stratified turbulence: a possible interpretation of some geophysical turbulence measurements Sem 1
15:00-16:00 Tea HRT
16:00-16:30 Zeitlin, V (LMD-ENS) HRT
  Once again about the parallel between stratification and rotation in hydrodynamics and between both and external magnetic field in MHD Sem 1
16:30-17:00 Sommeria, J (LEGI-CNRS) HRT
  Application of statistical mechanics to the modeling of potential vorticity or density mixing Sem 1
17:30-18:30 Parallel discussion sessions HRT
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only) HRT
Friday 12 December
09:30-10:00 Winters, KB (UC, San Diego) HRT
  Bounds on the energetics and entropy production of a buoyancy forced ocean Sem 1
10:00-10:30 Hua, BL (IFREMER) HRT
  Simulations of stratified turbulence surrounding Meddy structures Sem 1
10:30-11:00 Lelong, MP (NorthWest Research Associates, USA) HRT
  Internal tide generation from surface tide/geostrophic Eddy interactions Sem 1
11:00-11:30 Coffee HRT
11:30-12:00 Staquet, C (Joseph Fourier Grenoble ) HRT
  Propagation of the internal tide from a continental shelf: laboratory and numerical experiments Sem 1
12:00-12:30 Straub, D (McGill) HRT
  2d-3d energy exchanges in a homogeneous thin-aspect-ratio ocean Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court HRT
14:00-14:30 Caulfield, CP (Cambridge) HRT
  Richardson number-dependent bounds on buoyancy flux Sem 1
14:30-15:00 Chomaz, JM (LadHyX) HRT
  Three-dimensional stability of a horizontally sheared flow in a stably stratified fluid Sem 1
15:00-16:00 Tea HRT
18:45-19:30 Dinner at Wolfson Court (Residents Only) HRT
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