SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

December 22, 2014

July 27-29, 2009
Workshop on the Dynamics in Environmental and Geophysical Flows
at the University of Waterloo
MC5158

Organizers: Marek Stastna, Francis Poulin

Schedule

***All talks to be held in MC 5158
   
Monday, July 27th
   
8:55-9:00 Opening Remarks
9:00-9:30 Jet Sharpening
  D. Dritschel ( University of St. Andews)
9:30-10:00 Ekman destabilization of inertially-stable baroclinic abyssal flow on a sloping bottom
  G. Swaters (University of Alberta)
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 The Instability of Time-Dependent Baroclinic Shear Flows
  F. Poulin (University of Waterloo)
11:00-11:30 Modelling internal tides in the ocean
  S. Griffiths (University of Leeds)
11:30-12:00 Jets in planetary-scale turbulent flows
  G. Henderson (University of St. Andrews)
12:00-1:15 Lunch
1:15-1:45 Climatic influences on mixing in small lakes
  P. Kushner (University of Toronto)
1:45-2:15 Recent Developments in Hurricane Structure and Intensity Forecasting Research at NOAA
  S.G. Gopalakrishnan (Hurrican Research Division, AOML/NOAA)
2:15-2:45 Analysis of a Major Arctic Storm Event During the STAR Campaign
  R. Martin (University of Manitoba)
2:45-3:15 Flow past Tidal Turbines
  R. Karsten (Acadia University)
3:15-3:45 Coffee Break
  STUDENT SESSION 1
3:45-4:00 Riemann-Solver Based Shallow-Water FV Models on the Sphere
  P. Ullrich (University of Michigan)
4:00-4:15 A Pseudospectral Method for the Direct Simulation of the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations
  C. Subich (University of Waterloo)
4:15-4:30 Simulating Forced Waves In Continuously Stratified Fluids
  T. Rees (University of Waterloo)
4:30-4:45 Fourier Spectral Computing on the Sphere
  K. Mitchell (Simon Fraser University)
 
   
Tuesday, July 28th
   
9:00-9:30 Stratified flows and their role in controlling the exchange between rivers and ocean basins
  J. Pietrzak (Delft University)
9:30-10:00 Energetics of Solitary-like Internal Waves in the Ocean
  K. Lamb (University of Waterloo)
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 A theory to explain the entrainment ratio of gravity currents
  M. Wells (University of Toronto at Scarborough)
11:00-11:30 Flow separation and resuspension beneath shoaling nonlinear internal waves
  L. Boegman (Queens University)
11:30-12:00 Some recent hydrodynamic modeling activities of the Great Lakes at Environment Canada
  R. Yerubandi (National Water Research Institute, Environment Canada, CCIW)
12:00-1:15 Lunch
1:15-1:45 Two example of multiscale simulations in stratified flow over topography
  M. Stastna (University of Waterloo)
1:45-2:15 Benthic boundary layer flow beneath a large amplitude internal solitary wave
  M. Carr (University of St. Andrews)
2:15-2:45 An efficient semi-Lagrangian advection scheme for nonlinear shallow-water models on unstructured grids
  G. Djoumna (University of Waterloo)
2:45-3:15 Coffee Break
  STUDENT SESSION 2
3:15-3:30 Monte Carlo Modelling of the Evolution of the Sea Ice Thickness Distribution
  D. Godlovitch (University of Victoria)
3:30-3:45 A high-order numerical study of western boundary current separation along a curved coastline
  D. Steinmoeller (University of Waterloo)
3:45-4:00 Breaking of Shoaling Internal Solitary Waves
  P. Aghsaee (Queens University)
4:00-4:15 Does the variability in wind driven turbulence drive variation in plankton patchiness?
  P. Pernica (University of Toronto)
4:15-4:30 Lake Erie Modeling with ELCOM
  W. Liu (University of Waterloo)
4:30-4:45 Faraday waves in the Shallow Water Model
  M. Nica (University of Waterloo)
5:00-7:00 Reception
  &
  Poster
  L. Pogson (McGill University): Modeling ice algae in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
   
 
Wednesday, July 29th
   
9:00-9:30 A Potential Vorticity Dynamics for Shallow Water on the Sphere
  D. Muraki (Simon Fraser University)
9:30-10:00 Buoyancy scale dynamics in stratified turbulence
  M. Waite (University of Waterloo)
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
10:30-11:00 The number of degrees of freedom of three-dimensional Navier-Stokes turbulence
  C. van Tran (University of St. Andrews)
11:00-11:30 Role of nonlocal interactions in the two-dimensionalization of forced rotating turbulence
  L. Bourouiba (York University)
11:30-12:00 Horizontal convection forced by two spatially-separated regions of destabilising flux
  M. Coman (Australian National University)
12:00-1:15 Lunch
1:15-1:45 A family of helically symmetric vortex equilibria
  D. Lucas (University of St. Andrews)
1:45-2:15 Two-dimensional forced turbulence
  J. Fontane (University of St. Andrews)
  STUDENT SESSION 3
2:15-2:30 Numerical Simulation of Trapped Internal Waves over Topography
  N. Soontiens (University of Waterloo)
2:30-2:45 Three Dimensional Modeling of Internal Waves in a Medium Sized Lake
  A. Dorokstar (Queens University)
2:45-3:00 The Influence of Mesoscale Eddies on the Internal Tide
  M. Dunphy (University of Waterloo)
3:00-3:15 Complex group velocity in absorbing media
  V. Gerasik (University of Waterloo)
3:15-3:45 Coffee Break
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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