Seminar Series: Spring 2003

February 7, 2003
Annick Pouquet (NCAR)
“Is there universality in the presence of waves?  The case of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence: From weak to strong”

February 14, 2003
Dr. Gary Glatzmaier (University of California)
“Challenges for computer simulations of stellar and planetary dynamos”

February 21, 2003
Dr. Darryn Waugh (Johns Hopkins University)
“Transport timescales in geophysical flows as diagnosed by chemical tracers”

February 26, 2003 (Special Seminar)
Dr. Henk Kooi (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
“Beyond the coastline: Variable-density flow and transport modeling applied to offshore groundwater”

February 28, 2003
Dr. Samar Khatiwala (Columbia University)
“Generation of internal tides in a fluid of finite depth: Analytical and numerical calculations”

March 7, 2003
Dr. Ugo Piomelli (University of Maryland at College Park)
“On the use of hybrid RANS/LES methods for wall-layer modeling”

March 14, 2003

March 21, 2003
Dr. Philip L.-F. Liu (Cornell University)
“Modeling of Breaking Waves in surf and swash zone”

March 21, 2003 (Special Seminar)
Dr. Allen Hunt (National Science Foundation_
“Water retention, unsaturated flow, and diffusion. Results from percolation theory.”

March 24, 2003 (Special Seminar)
Dr. P.K. Yeung (Georgia Institute of Technology)
“Reynolds number and Schmidt number scaling in turbulent mixing and dispersion”

March 28, 2003
Dr. James A. Coakley, Jr. (Oregon State University)
Haze, clouds and man’s impact on climate”

April 1, 2003 (Special Seminar)
Dr. Jérémie Bec (Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur, Nice)
“Aggregation of inertial particles in turbulent flows”

April 4, 2003
Dr. James Duncan (University of Maryland)
“The Effects of Surfactants on Weak Spilling Breakers”

April 11, 2003
Dr. Greg Eyink (Johns Hopkins University)
“Statistical Mechanics of the Thermohaline Circulation”

April 18, 2003
Dr. Katja Fennel (Rutgers University)
“Functional diversity and multi-elemental cycling in ecological models”

April 25, 2003
Dr. Joe Fernando (Arizona State University)
Urban Fluid Mechanics: Air Circulation and Pollution Dispersion in Cities

May 2, 2003
Dr. Miki Hondzo (University of Minnesota)
“The influence of physical processes on small-scale biological growth in lakes and rivers”

May 27, 2003 (Special Seminar)
Dr. Yoichiro Matsumoto (University of Tokyo)
“Multi-Scale Analysis of Nonequilibrium Rarefied Gas Flows”

Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics