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KITP Conference: Eddy - Mean-Flow Interactions in Fluids
(Mar 24 - Jun 20, 2014)
Coordinators: Brad Marston, Steve Tobias
Scientific Advisors: Oliver Bühler, James Cho, Patrick Diamond, David Dritschel, Rick&nbs p;Salmon


Overview | talks | PodcastXML | Schedule | Program Page

Monday, March 24, 2014

Session: Fundamentals of Eddy Mean Flows, Chair: Richard Salmon (S.I.O.)

8:50am Greg Huber (KITP Deputy Director) Welcome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Oliver Bühler (Courant) Waves and Mean Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am Andrew Soward (Exeter) Hybrid Euler-Lagrange Methods in Fluid Mechanics; glm versus GLM[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:40am

Am Break

11:10am Jacques Vanneste (Edinburgh) Geometric GLM Applied to Oceanic Near-Inertial Waves[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:50am Gregory Falkovich (Weizmann) What drives the weather changes?[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Session: Plasma Dynamics, Chair: Paul Roberts (UCLA)

2:00pm Özgür Gürcan (École Polytechnique) Turbulence, Waves and Flows in Fusion Plasmas[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Pat Diamond (UCSD) Elasticity in Turbulence, PV Mixing and Time Delay[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:40pm

Pm Break

4:10pm Francois Waelbroeck (UT Austin) Theory and Simulations of Magnetic Island Evolution[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:50pm Sacha Brun (CEA-Saclay) Gravity Waves Nonlinear Excitation and Propagation in Solar-Like Stars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm

POSTER SESSION/ RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Session: Weak Turbulence and Applications, Chair: Greg Huber (KITP Deputy Director)

9:00am Sergey Nazarenko (Warwick) Theoretical and Experimental Challenges in Wave Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am Natalia Vladimirova (New Mexico) Inverse Cascade and Mean Flows in Wave Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:40am

Am Break

11:10am Stefan Le Dizes (Aix-Marseilles) Zonal Flow Induced by Libration in a Spherical Shell[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:50am Mark Fruman (Goethe) Using WKB Theory in Phase Space for Simulating the Weakly Nonlinear Dynamics of Internal Gravity Waves[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Session: Atmosphere/Ocean Dynamics, Chair: Beth Wingate (Exeter)

2:00pm Bill Young (Scripps) Long-Range Propagation of Ocean Swell[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:00pm Baylor Fox-Kemper (Brown) Surface Wave Effects on Oceanic Fronts, Filaments, and Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:40pm

Pm Break

4:10pm Ton Van den Bremer (Oxford) Local and Non-Local Mean Flows Induced by Small Amplitude Internal Gravity Wave Packets[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:50pm Greg Chini (New Hampshire) Asymptotically-Motivated Models of Langmuir Circulation Dynamics on Ocean Submesoscales[Slides]
5:30pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Session: Astrophysics, Chair: Joanne Mason (Exeter)

9:00am Gordon Ogilvie (Cambridge) Wave-Mean Flow Interactions in Astrophysical Discs and Stars[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am Stas Boldyrev (Wisconsin) Hydrodynamic and Kinetic Turbulence in the Solar Wind[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:40am

Am Break

11:10am Michael Proctor (Cambridge) Mean Responses to Symmetry-Breaking Perturbations in Disordered Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:50am Pascale Garaud (UCSC) Wave-Mean-Flow Interactions in Oscillatory Double-Diffusive Convection[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Session: Geophysical Flows, Chair: Richard Scott (St Andrews)

2:00pm Noboru Nakamura (Chicago) Dispersion and Conservation Laws for Finite-Amplitude Rossby Waves in Slowly Varying Media[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:40pm Geoff Vallis (Exeter) Wave - Mean Flow Interaction in the General Circulation and Global Warming[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:20pm

Pm Break

3:50pm Farid Ait-Chaalal (ETH-Zurich) Quasi-Linear Wave-Mean Flow Interactions in Large-Scale Planetary Circulations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:30pm Michael Calkins (Colorado) Quasi-Geostrophic Convection Models for Geophysical and Astrophysical Bodies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:10pm

POSTER SESSION/ RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Session: Reduced Dynamics and Statistical Methods, Chair: Steve Tobias (Leeds)

9:00am Michael McIntyre (Cambridge) Jets: a Roller-Coaster Ride from Earth to Jupiter and Back[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:00am John Krommes (Princeton) Symmetry Breaking, Zonostrophic Bifurcation, and Beyond[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:40am

Am Break

11:10am Freddy Bouchet (ENS-Lyon) Abrupt Transitions and Large Deviations in Geophysical Turbulent Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:50am Brad Marston (Brown) Multiscale Approach to the Direct Statistical Simulation of Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Session: From Experiments to Stars (via planets), Chair: Paul Williams (Univ. Reading)

2:00pm Gary Glatzmaier (UCSC) Simulations of the Gravity and Magnetic Fields to be Measured by Juno at Jupiter[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:40pm Peter Read (Oxford) Energetics of Multiple Zonal Jet Formation in Rotating, Thermally-Driven Convection on a Topographic ?-plane[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:20pm

Pm Break

3:50pm David Hughes (Leeds) The Formation of Large-Scale Vortices in Rotating Convection[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:30pm Antoine Strugarek (Montreal) Gyrokinetic Simulations of Transport Barriers Associated With Sheared Flows in Tokamak Plasmas[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

END OF CONFERENCE


POSTERS

Eric Brown Universal models for large-scale coherent flow structures in turbulence[Poster]
Junyi Chai The role of criticality on the horizontal and vertical scales of extratropical eddies in a dry GCM[Poster]
Laura Currie Mean flow generation in rotating two-dimensional convection
Gavin Esler Parametrization of Baroclinic Eddies in a Channel Model
Baylor Fox-Kemper Assessing the Influence of Surface and Wind Waves to the Global Climate by Incorporating Wavewatch III in CESM
Anna Frishman A single velocity snapshot reveals the future and the past of pairs of particles in turbulence
Samuel Hunter Waves in shallow water magnetohydrodynamics[Poster]
Keiichi Ishioka A Proof for the Equivalence of Two Upper Bounds for the Growth of Disturbances from Barotropic Instability[Poster]
Young-Dae Jung Influence of dynamic screening on the electron-ion bremsstrahlung process in turbulent plasmas[Poster]
X. San Liang Canonical transfer and mean-eddy interaction in incompressible fluid flows
Lucie Alvan
    Allan Sacha Brun
    Stephane Mathis
Detailed analysis of internal waves in stars[Poster]
Bettina Meyer 2nd order closure form cumulant expansion for boundary layer turbulence
Cesare Nardini Stochastic averaging, jet formation and bistability in turbulent planetary atmospheres[Poster]
Jeff Parker Connection between Zonostrophic Instability and Modulational Instability[Poster]
Wanming Qi Direct Statistical Simulation of Flows by Expansions in Cumulants[Poster]
Mykhailo Rudko On the lifecycles and transport properties of vortices on the beta-plane
Izumi Saito Angular distribution of energy spectrum in two-dimensional beta-plane turbulence in the long-wave limit[Poster]
Jonathan Squire Nonmodal growth of the magnetorotational instability[Poster]
Talia Tamarin The role of eddy-mean flow interaction in shaping midlatitude storm tracks[Poster]
Brad Marston
    Steve Tobias
Direct Statistical Simulation of Astrophysical Flows[Poster]
Dr Paul Williams Zonal jet formation in numerical simulations of a large rotating annulus experiment[Poster]
Jack Wood Modelling Jupiter's variably conducting outer atmosphere
Jin-Han Xie Topographic wave-mean flow interactions in an inertial layer
Yuki Yasuda Physical Interpretation on the Spontaneous Radiation of Inertia-gravity Waves Using the Renormalization Group Method[Poster]
Vladimir Zhdankin Energy Dissipation in Magnetohydrodynamic Turbulence: Coherent Structures or Nanoflares?