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Proceedings Volume 1999


1999 Summer Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

Stirring and Mixing

Neil J. Balmforth, Director
William R. Young, Principal Lecturer
Janet Fields, Administrator
Jean-Luc Thiffeault and Claudia Pasquero, Editors
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA
02543 USA



Preface by Neil Balmforth (pdf)

Lectures by William R. Young (pdf)

Lecture 1:  Overview

Lecture 2:  Diffusion

Lecture 3:  Stretching

Lecture 4:  Anomalous Diffusion

Lecture by Raymond T. Pierrehumbert (pdf)

The Batchelor Spectrum and Tracer Cascade

Lecture by J. Stewart Turner (pdf)

The Neglect of Two-dimensional Double-Diffusive Processes in Studies of Ocean Circulation


Fellows' Reports

What Comes Around Goes Around: A Bug's Life (pdf)

Jennifer E. Curtis, University of Chicago

The Temperature-salinity Relationship in the Mixed Layer (pdf)

Raffaele Ferrari, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego

Stationary Vortices in a Keplerian Shear Flow (pdf)

Pascale Garaud, Cambridge University

Stirring and Mixing by Vortical Modes (pdf)

Jennifer A. MacKinnon, University of Washington

Effect of a Simple Storm on a Simple Ocean (pdf)

Jeff Moehlis, University of California at Berkeley

Scalar Dispersion in a Two Dimensional Random Flow Field (pdf)

Meredith M. Metzger, University of Utah

Some Analysis of a Two-dimensional Double Diffusion Experiment (pdf)

David Osmond, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Coupled Nonlinear Oscillators (pdf)

Roberto Sassi, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy

On Stratified Kolmogorov Flow (pdf)

Yuan-nan Young, University of Chicago