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Proceedings Volume 2004


2004 Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics


Neil Balmforth and Stefan Lewellyn-Smith, Directors
Myrl Hendershott and Christopher Garrett, Principal Lecturers
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543 US


Lectures by Myrl Hendershott and Christopher Garrett

Preface (pdf)

Lecture 1 (pdf)

Introduction to Ocean Tides

Lecture 2 (pdf)

The Role of Tidal Disspation and the Laplace Tidal Equations

Lecture 3 (pdf)

Solutions to Laplace's Tidal Equations

Lecture 4 (pdf)

Resonance and Solutions to the LTE

Lecture 5 (pdf)

The Spectrum of Free Waves Possible along Coasts

Lecture 6 (pdf)

Internal Tides

Lecture 7 (pdf)

Tidal Bores

Lecture 8 (pdf)

Tidal Rectification and Stokes Drift

Lecture 9 (pdf)

Tidal Rectification, Stratification and Mixing

Lecture 10 (pdf)

Tidal Power


Fellows' Reports

Transmission of Rossby Wave Energy onto Gentle Slopes (pdf)

Josefina Moraes Arraut, Brazilian Institute for Space Research

Forced Non-Normal Convection (pdf)

Vineet K. Berman, University of California, Santa Barbara

Parametric Instablity of Internal Waves with Rotation (pdf)

Visweswaran Nageswaran, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Triad Resonance as a Mechanism for Internal Wave Dissipation (pdf)

Lisa Neef, University of Toronto

Elastic-Skinned Gravity Currents (pdf)

Anja Slim, University of Cambridge

High-Order Boussinesq Models for Internal Interfacial Waves (pdf)

Yaron Toledo, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Two-Dimensional Vortex Shedding from a Corner (pdf)

David Vener, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Laboratory Experiments on the Effect of Baroclinic Eddies on a Dense Plume in a Rotating Stratified Fluid (pdf)

Danielle Wain, University of Illinois

Experimental Study of Double Diffusive Gravity Currents under Rotation (pdf)

Marshall Ward, Florida State University

Convection in a Fluid Loop

Eleanor Frajka Williams, University of Washington