Proceedings Volume 2010


2010 Program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

View Proceedings Volume 2010 - "Swirling and Swimming in Turbulence" (pdf)

Neil Balmforth, Director
Glenn Flierl, Antonello Provenzale and Jean-Luc Thiffeault, Principal Lecturers
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA  02543

Lecture notes taken by GFD Fellows


Principal Lectures

Preface (pdf)

Stirring and mixing (pdf)

Introduction to biological models (pdf)

Stirring by swimming organisms (pdf)

Local stretching theories (pdf)

Social behavior, mixing, and the evolution of schooling (pdf)

Mixing in the presence of sources and sinks (pdf)

Plankton dynamics and mesoscale turbulence (pdf)

Plankton cells in turmoil and the dynamics of heavy impurities with finite size (pdf)

Plankton sinking and turbulence (pdf)


Fellows' Reports

Finding Lagrangian structures via the application of braid theory (pdf)

Michael Allshouse, MIT

Cave rings (pdf)

Emma Boland, University of Cambridge

Dynamics of air-blown dimples (pdf)

Renske Gelderloos, Utrecht University

Who ate whom? Population dynamics with age-structured predation (pdf)

David Goluskin, Columbia University

Dynamics of the mixed layers in stratified shear flows (pdf)

Georgy Manucharyan, Yale University

On-off intermittency in locally connected maps (pdf)

Woosok Moon, Yale University

Trajectories of a low Reynolds number treadmilling organisim near a half-finite no-slip wall (pdf)

Kiori Obuse, Kyoto University

Optimal mixing on the sphere (pdf)

Amanda O’Rourke, Princeton University

Snail locomotion (pdf)

Sam Pegler, University of Cambridge

Dynamics of vorticity defects in stratified shear (pdf)

Anubhab Roy, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)