Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Surface Water Waves

13 Aug--31 Aug 2001

Organisers: Dr SE Belcher (Reading), Professor TJ Bridges (Surrey), Dr SG Sajjadi (John C. Stennis Space Center)

Challenges in Surface Water Waves

Opening Day Programme: Monday 13th August

Session Chair: J.C.R. Hunt
10:45 J.C.R. Hunt (UCL) Welcome and Introduction
11:00 P.A.E.M. Janssen (ECMWF) Extreme sea state forecasting
11:45 D.H. Peregrine (Bristol) Aspects of water wave breaking
12:30 LUNCH  
14:00 J. Gunson (Met Office) Ocean wave forecasting at the Met Office
14:45 J. Wolf (Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory) Why model waves ?
15:30 TEA  
16:00 S.A. Thorpe (Bangor) Waves, bubbles and turbulence in the ocean mixed layer
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