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KITP Conference: Particle-Laden Flows in Nature
(Sep 23 - Dec 20, 2013)
Coordinators: James Jenkins, Eckart Meiburg, Alexandre Valance

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Monday, December 16, 2013

GEOFLOWS Conference, Chair: Klaus Kroy (Univ. Leipzig)

8:50am Lars Bildsten (KITP Director) Welcome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Jim Jenkins (Cornell Univ.) Continuum modeling of aeolian sand transport[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Eckart Meiburg (UCSB) Modeling of particle flows in aquatic environments[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Joris Eggenhuisen (Utrecht Univ.) Developing boundaries in sedimentology; inspiration from GeoFlows 2013[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Thomas Halsey (ExxonMobil) Avalanche Dynamics on a Rough Inclined Plane[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

GEOFLOWS Conference, Chair: Dieter Issler (NGI, Oslo)

2:00pm Anne Mangeney (IPGP, Paris) Flow dynamics and erosion processes in natural geophysical flows[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Daniel Hanes (SLU) The shape, movement, and field-scale evolution of the Golden Gate Sandwaves[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Jasper Kok (UCLA) How does sand move on Mars? Possible solutions to some long-standing mysteries[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm David Hoyal (ExxonMobil) Instability hierarchy of channel avulsion on submarine fans: Mechanisms, cycles and scaling
5:30pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

GEOFLOWS Conference, Chair: Alberto Aliseda (Univ. Washington)

9:00am Kimberly Hill (Univ. Minnesota) Grain-size dependence of particles in bedload transport[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Pascale Garaud (UCSC) Dust-laden flows in protostellar disks[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Melany Hunt (Caltech) Experiments of particle collisions and rheology[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Mathew Wells (Univ. of Toronto) Influence of Coriolis forces on deposition and erosion patterns of turbidity currents: insights from lab experiments[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

GEOFLOWS Conference, Chair: Pascal Dupont (INSA, Rennes)

2:00pm Keld Rasmussen (U. Aarhus)
Michael Sorensen (U. Copenhagen)
Aeolian saltation dynamics - from experiment to model[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Philippe Claudin (ESPCI, Paris) Numerical simulations of sediment transport and aeolian ripples[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

POSTER SESSION

5:00pm

RECEPTION

5:30pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

7:30pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

GEOFLOWS Conference, Chair: Thomas Halsey (ExxonMobil)

9:00am V. Kumaran (IISc Bangalore) Dense granular flows: from particle dynamics to hydrodynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Barbara Turnbull (Univ. Nottingham) Wetting in granular flows: Debris flows & ice avalanches[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Kara Scheu (Stanford Univ.) Sediment transport due to river inflows into a large alpine lake[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Brendon Hall (Ion Geophysical) Particle-laden flows INTO Nature: Sediment transport in unconventional reservoir stimulation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

GEOFLOWS Conference, Chair: Nathalie Vriend (Cambridge Univ.)

2:00pm Dieter Issler (NGI, Oslo) Snow Avalanche Dynamics -- Changes and Exchanges[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Michel Louge (Cornell Univ.) Role of pore pressure gradients in geophysical flows over permeable substrates[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Juan José Fedele (ExxonMobil) Experimental study on bedforms created by density flows
5:00pm

RECEPTION

5:30pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

7:30pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Thursday, December 19, 2013

GEOFLOWS Conference, Chair: Ray Kostaschuk (Simon Fraser Univ.)

9:00am Alexandre Valance (Univ. Rennes) Periodic trajectories in aeolian sand transport[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Hezi Yizhaq (Ben Gurion Univ.) Transverse instability of megaripples[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Christof Krülle (U. Bayreuth,
U. Karlsruhe)
Where to Dig for Gold? - Density Segregation inside Migrating Dunes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Gregory Bewley (MPIDS) Particle Dynamics in Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

GEOFLOWS Conference, Chair: Joris Eggenhuisen (Utrecht Univ.)

2:00pm Mike Glinsky (Ion Geophysical) Stratigraphic facies from the physics perspective of emergent phases of self organization[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Ben Kneller (Univ. of Aberdeen) Stably stratified buoyancy-driven flows in the ocean: implications for sediment transport[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

END OF CONFERENCE/ SHUTTLE


POSTERS

E. Biegert (UCSB) Direct numerical simulation of particle erosion[Abstract]
J. Caplan, S. Dalziel
N. Vriend (Cambridge)
Segregation Effects in Granular Collapse[Poster]
P. Gajjar, N. Gray
(U. Manchester)
Asymmetric segregation velocities in granular breaking size segregation waves[Poster]
R. Kostaschuk, J. Best, J. Peakall
M. Nasr-Azadani, E. Meiburg
Unsteady flow in continuous turbidity currents: Lillooet Lake, Canada[Abstract]
M. Laemmel, A. Meiwald, K. Kroy
(Univ. Leipzig)
Mesoscale modeling of aeolian sand transport[Abstract]
R. Martin (UCLA) Controls on sediment tracer trapping in a granular bed[Abstract]
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