***All talks to be held in MC 5158 


Monday, July 27th 


8:559:00 
Opening Remarks 
9:009:30 
Jet Sharpening 

D. Dritschel ( University of St. Andews) 
9:3010:00 
Ekman destabilization of inertiallystable baroclinic abyssal
flow on a sloping bottom 

G. Swaters (University of Alberta) 
10:0010:30 
Coffee Break 
10:3011:00 
The Instability of TimeDependent Baroclinic Shear Flows 

F. Poulin (University of Waterloo) 
11:0011:30 
Modelling internal tides in the ocean 

S. Griffiths (University of Leeds) 
11:3012:00 
Jets in planetaryscale turbulent flows 

G. Henderson (University of St. Andrews) 
12:001:15 
Lunch 
1:151:45 
Climatic influences on mixing in small lakes 

P. Kushner (University of Toronto) 
1:452:15 
Recent Developments in Hurricane Structure and Intensity
Forecasting Research at NOAA 

S.G. Gopalakrishnan (Hurrican Research Division, AOML/NOAA) 
2:152:45 
Analysis of a Major Arctic Storm Event During the STAR
Campaign 

R. Martin (University of Manitoba) 
2:453:15 
Flow past Tidal Turbines 

R. Karsten (Acadia University) 
3:153:45 
Coffee Break 

STUDENT SESSION 1 
3:454:00 
RiemannSolver Based ShallowWater FV Models on the Sphere 

P. Ullrich (University of Michigan) 
4:004:15 
A Pseudospectral Method for the Direct Simulation of the
Incompressible NavierStokes Equations 

C. Subich (University of Waterloo) 
4:154:30 
Simulating Forced Waves In Continuously Stratified Fluids 

T. Rees (University of Waterloo) 
4:304:45 
Fourier Spectral Computing on the Sphere 

K. Mitchell (Simon Fraser University) 



Tuesday, July 28th 


9:009:30 
Stratified flows and their role in controlling the exchange
between rivers and ocean basins 

J. Pietrzak (Delft University) 
9:3010:00 
Energetics of Solitarylike Internal Waves in the Ocean 

K. Lamb (University of Waterloo) 
10:0010:30 
Coffee Break 
10:3011:00 
A theory to explain the entrainment ratio of gravity currents 

M. Wells (University of Toronto at Scarborough) 
11:0011:30 
Flow separation and resuspension beneath shoaling nonlinear
internal waves 

L. Boegman (Queens University) 
11:3012:00 
Some recent hydrodynamic modeling activities of the Great
Lakes at Environment Canada 

R. Yerubandi (National Water Research Institute, Environment
Canada, CCIW) 
12:001:15 
Lunch 
1:151:45 
Two example of multiscale simulations in stratified flow
over topography 

M. Stastna (University of Waterloo) 
1:452:15 
Benthic boundary layer flow beneath a large amplitude internal
solitary wave 

M. Carr (University of St. Andrews) 
2:152:45 
An efficient semiLagrangian advection scheme for nonlinear
shallowwater models on unstructured grids 

G. Djoumna (University of Waterloo) 
2:453:15 
Coffee Break 

STUDENT SESSION 2 
3:153:30 
Monte Carlo Modelling of the Evolution of the Sea Ice Thickness
Distribution 

D. Godlovitch (University of Victoria) 
3:303:45 
A highorder numerical study of western boundary current
separation along a curved coastline 

D. Steinmoeller (University of Waterloo) 
3:454:00 
Breaking of Shoaling Internal Solitary Waves 

P. Aghsaee (Queens University) 
4:004:15 
Does the variability in wind driven turbulence drive variation
in plankton patchiness? 

P. Pernica (University of Toronto) 
4:154:30 
Lake Erie Modeling with ELCOM 

W. Liu (University of Waterloo) 
4:304:45 
Faraday waves in the Shallow Water Model 

M. Nica (University of Waterloo) 
5:007:00 
Reception 

& 

Poster 

L. Pogson (McGill University): Modeling ice algae
in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago 




Wednesday, July 29th 


9:009:30 
A Potential Vorticity Dynamics for Shallow Water on the
Sphere 

D. Muraki (Simon Fraser University) 
9:3010:00 
Buoyancy scale dynamics in stratified turbulence 

M. Waite (University of Waterloo) 
10:0010:30 
Coffee Break 
10:3011:00 
The number of degrees of freedom of threedimensional NavierStokes
turbulence 

C. van Tran (University of St. Andrews) 
11:0011:30 
Role of nonlocal interactions in the twodimensionalization
of forced rotating turbulence 

L. Bourouiba (York University) 
11:3012:00 
Horizontal convection forced by two spatiallyseparated
regions of destabilising flux 

M. Coman (Australian National University) 
12:001:15 
Lunch 
1:151:45 
A family of helically symmetric vortex equilibria 

D. Lucas (University of St. Andrews) 
1:452:15 
Twodimensional forced turbulence 

J. Fontane (University of St. Andrews) 

STUDENT SESSION 3 
2:152:30 
Numerical Simulation of Trapped Internal Waves over Topography 

N. Soontiens (University of Waterloo) 
2:302:45 
Three Dimensional Modeling of Internal Waves in a Medium
Sized Lake 

A. Dorokstar (Queens University) 
2:453:00 
The Influence of Mesoscale Eddies on the Internal Tide 

M. Dunphy (University of Waterloo) 
3:003:15 
Complex group velocity in absorbing media 

V. Gerasik (University of Waterloo) 
3:153:45 
Coffee Break 









