Session 7 Mesoscale and Sub-Mesoscale Oceanic Features I

Wednesday, 10 June 2009: 1:50 PM-3:30 PM
Pinnacle BC (Stoweflake Resort and Confernce Center)
Host: 17th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Thomas W. N. Haine, Johns Hopkins Univ., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Baltimore, MD

1:50 PM
The structure of geostrophic stirring in the oceanic submesoscale
K. Shafer Smith, New York Univ., New York, NY; and R. Ferrari
2:10 PM
Horizontal particle dispersion by random internal waves
Miranda Holmes-Cerfon, New York University, New York, NY; and O. Buhler
2:30 PM
Critical-layer isopycnal mixing and PV homogenization in the Southern Ocean
Ryan P. Abernathey, SIO/Univ. Of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. Marshall

2:50 PM
Mixing across unsteady jets
Andrew F. Thompson, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
3:10 PM
Eddy-mean flow interactions in western boundary current jets: theory and observations
Stephanie N. Waterman, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and S. R. Jayne and N. G. Hogg
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