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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Contract Awarded for Provide broad spectrum IT support to include high performance computing (HPC) initiatives for the agency's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL).
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.
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.
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.
Hartmann joined the UW faculty in 1977 after earning his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Portland and his doctorate in geophysical fluid dynamics from Princeton University.
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.
Africa may already be feeling the effects of global warming, says Isaac Held, a senior research scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, and more marked effects are likely to come, according to models developed by climate scientists around the world Projected effects of global warming on precipitation throughout the world can be summarized in a single sentence, according to Held: areas that already get a tot of rainfall--such as the equatorial and subpolar rain belts will get more, and areas that get little--such as the subtropical dry zones will get less.
Supporting new high-capacity 10 GbE connectivity to replace a previous 155 Mbps service, Ciena's CN 4200 has increased network capacity and collaborative research capabilities for the labs, including the DOE's Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and Princeton's High Energy Physics Group.
Kuglitsch: Following your education, you spent time working at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton University.
Robert Toggweiler at the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, N.

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