geophysical fluid dynamics


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geophysical fluid dynamics

[‚jē·ō¦fiz·ə·kəl ¦flü·əd dī′nam·iks]
(geophysics)
The study of the naturally occurring, large-scale flows in the atmosphere and oceans, such as in weather patterns, atmospheric fronts, ocean currents, coastal upwelling, and the El Niño phenomenon.
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Jerry Mahlman, an affiliate professor at Princeton and director of its Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, is one of those computer jocks that Lindzen waves impatiently away.
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Planet-encircling Martian dust storms, which occur every two to four Mars years, can cover the whole planet with dust for months," said Szunyogh, who is working with colleagues from the University of Maryland and the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, N.
Whitehead was cited "for his fundamental contributions to geophysical fluid dynamics and physical oceanography, for which his laboratory and observational studies of rotating hydraulic flows have been particularly illuminating.
The focus on temperature changes in recent decades--as opposed to all types of weather extremes, including floods, storms, droughts and more--constitutes "picking a relatively easy target," says Thomas Knutson of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, N.
HPTi) has been awarded $4 million to support NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory located on Princeton University's campus.
The main objectives are to study the stability and transitions of the structure of incompressible flows, and to describe applications to fluid dynamics and geophysical fluid dynamics.
I answered an advertisement for the now venerable WHOI Geophysical Fluid Dynamics summer seminar program, which had just started the year before.
Analyses by researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton University also largely predict what the WHOI team has just reported, notes Robert Hallberg of NOAA.
After receiving a BS in physics from WPI, he earned a PhD in geophysical fluid dynamics at Rutgers University in 1973.

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