Session 13 Balance/Imbalance in the Atmosphere and Ocean (Special Session)

Thursday, 20 June 2013: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Viking Salons ABC (The Hotel Viking)
Host: 19th Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics
Andrew L. Stewart, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Los Angeles, CA

10:30 AM
Internal gravity waves and turbulence in the abyssal Southern Ocean
Maxim Nikurashin, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia; and R. Ferrari and N. Grisouard

10:45 AM
A re-examination of the inertial levels in vertically sheared rotating stratified flows
Francois Lott, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, Paris, France; and C. Millet and J. Vanneste
11:15 AM
Spontaneous balance adjustment and gravity wave generation from atmospheric jets and fronts
Fuqing Zhang, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and R. Plougonven, S. Wang, and J. Wei
11:30 AM
A Generalized Mathematical Model for Geostrophic Adjustment and Frontogenesis
Callum J. Shakespeare, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom; and J. R. Taylor
11:45 AM
Routes to Turbulence Triggered by Inertial Oscillations at Ocean Fronts
John R. Taylor, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom; and L. N. Thomas

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