Proceedings Volume 2015

 

2015 Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

 

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Stochastic Processes in Atmospheric & Oceanic Dynamics

John Wettlaufer and Oliver Bühler, Directors
Charlie Doering and Henk Dijkstra, Principal Lecturers
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA  02543

 

Principal Lectures (Lecture notes taken by GFD Fellows)

Preface

Lecture 1

Mathematical Foundations of Stochastic Processes

Lecture 2

Mathematical Foundations of Stochastic Processes (cont'd)

Lecture 3

Mathematical Foundations of Stochastic Processes (cont'd)

Lecture 4

Mathematical Foundations of Stochastic Processes (cont'd)

Lecture 5

Mathematical Foundations of Stochastic Processes (cont'd)

Lecture 6

Climate Variability and its Null Hypothesis

Lecture 7

The El Niño Phenomenon

Lecture 8

The El Niño Phenomenon (cont'd)

Lecture 9

Dansgaard-Oeschger Events

Lecture 10

Dansgaard-Oeschger Events (cont'd) & Ocean Western Boundary Current Variability

 

Fellows' Reports

The Diffusion Fish

Gunnar Peng, University of Cambridge

Noisy Homoclinic Pulse Dynamics

Tom Eaves, University of Cambridge

Instantons as a Means to Probe Chaotic Attractors

Andre Souza, University of Michigan

Bounds for Deterministic and Stochastic Dynamical Systems using Sum-of-Squares Optimisation

Giovanni Fantuzzi, Imperial College London

A Correlated Stochastic Model for the Large-scale Advection, Condensation, and Diffusion of a Passive Scalar

Tom Beucler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Coupled Reduced Equations for Strongly Stratified Flows

Cesar B. Rocha, University of California, San Diego

Population Dynamics Forced by Stochastic Catastrophic Events

Christopher Spalding, California Institute of Technology

Punctuated Plume Penetration: Entrainment Dynamics of the Layered Filling Box

Yana Bebieva, Yale University

An Optimal Exit Time Problem

Florence Marcotte, Ecole Normale Supérieure

A Stochastic Approach to Examining the Seasonal Predictability of Arctic Sea Ice

Anna Fitzmaurice, Princeton University