MFE Seminar List
for period 21 October to 20 December 2013
Wednesday 23 October | ||
11:00-12:00 | Lovejoy, S (McGill University) | |
The weather: emergent laws and multi fractal cascades | Sem 1 | |
15:00-16:00 | Lucarini, V (University of Reading) | |
Thermodynamic properties of the climate system | Sem 1 |
Monday 28 October | ||
11:00-12:00 | Brunet, G (Weather Science, Met Office) | |
Hurricane dynamics: on the role of Vortex Rossby Waves (VRWs) | Sem 1 |
Friday 01 November | ||
09:00-09:35 | Ruelle, DP (IHES) | |
Hydrodynamic turbulence as a problem in non-equilibrium statistical mechanics | Sem 1 | |
09:35-10:10 | Buttazzo, GM (Università di Pisa) | |
Optimal location problems with routing cost | Sem 1 | |
10:10-10:45 | Bouchet, F (ENS - Lyon) | |
Phase transitions and large deviations in geophysical fluid dynamics | Sem 1 | |
11:10-11:45 | Eckhardt, B (Philipps-Universität Marburg ) | |
Turbulence transition in shear flows: coherent structures, edge states and all that | Sem 1 | |
11:45-12:20 | Lucarini, V (Universität Hamburg/University of Reading) | |
Noise, Fluctuation, and Response in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics | Sem 1 | |
12:20-12:55 | Vanden-Eijnden, E (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences) | |
Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics of climate variability: modelling issues and applications to data assimilation techniques | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 05 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Frank, J (Utrecht University) | |
Thermostats for bias correction and statistically consistent model reduction | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 06 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Cheng, B (University of Surrey) | |
Analysis of some nonlinear PDEs from multi-scale geophysical applications | Sem 1 | |
11:00-12:00 | Lovejoy, S (McGill University) | |
Scaling, macro weather and the climate | Sem 1 | |
14:00-15:00 | Gallagher, I (Université Paris 7 - Denis-Diderot) | |
Some basics in the asymptotic analysis of geophysical fluids | Sem 1 | |
15:00-16:00 | Gallagher, I (Université Paris 7 - Denis-Diderot) | |
Mathematical analysis of equatorial waves | Sem 1 |
Thursday 07 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Klages, R (Queen Mary University of London) | |
The thermostated dynamical systems approach to nonequilibrium steady states | Sem 1 | |
11:00-12:00 | Vannitsem, S (Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium) | |
Stochastic modeling and predictability: Analysis of a low-order coupled ocean atmosphere model | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 12 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Baladi, V (CNRS and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris) | |
Breakdown of linear response in the presence of bifurcations | Sem 1 | |
11:00-12:00 | Demers, M (Fairfield University) | |
Perturbations of the Lorentz Gas via Spectral Methods | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Ruelle, D (IHES) | |
Nonequilibrium: from heat conduction, to turbulence (to life): Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow lecture | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 13 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | da Costa Lopes Filho, M (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)) | |
On the vortex-wave system | Sem 1 | |
11:00-12:00 | Lucarini, V (Universität Hamburg) | |
Efficiency, Irreversibility, and Tipping Points in Climate Dynamics | Sem 1 |
Thursday 14 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Klages, R (Queen Mary University of London) | |
Deterministic chaos and diffusion in maps and billiard | Sem 1 | |
11:00-12:00 | Galatolo, S (Università di Pisa) | |
Speed of convergence to equilibrium for systems with contracting fibers and the logarithm law for Lorenz like flows. | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 19 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Glatt-Holtz, N (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) | |
An introduction to the ergodic theory of the stochastic Navier-Stokes equations and related systems in fluid dynamics. | Sem 1 | |
11:00-12:00 | Li, J (Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) | |
The nonlinear local Lyapunov exponent (NLLE) and its application to predictability study | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 20 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Nussenzveig Lopes, HJ (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)) | |
On bounded velocity/bounded vorticity solutions to the incompressible 2D Euler equations | Sem 1 | |
11:00-12:00 | Lucarini, V (Universität Hamburg) | |
Coarse Graining and Entropy Production in a General Circulation Model | Sem 1 | |
16:00-17:00 | Smith, LA | |
Discussion: Probability in Operational Weather and Climate Forecasting | Sem 1 |
Monday 25 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Oliver, M (Jacobs University Bremen) | |
Hamiltonian balance models: derivation, structure, and analysis | Sem 1 | |
11:00-12:00 | Lucarini, V (Universität Hamburg) | |
Extremes in Chaotic Dynamical Systems: Theory and Applications | Sem 1 | |
15:00-16:00 | Bahsoun, W (Loughborough University) | |
Decay of correlation for random intermittent maps | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 26 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Aimino, R (Centre de Physique Théorique, Marseille) | |
Some statistical properties for random and sequential dynamical systems | Sem 1 | |
11:00-12:00 | Rondoni, L (Politecnico di Torino) | |
Nonequilibrium response, relaxation and the t-mixing condition | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 27 November | ||
14:00-15:00 | Sudakov, I (University of Utah/Mathematics and Climate Research Network) | |
Phase Transitions in the Arctic Climate System | Sem 2 |
Thursday 28 November | ||
10:00-11:00 | Pesin, Y (Penn State University) | |
An approach for constructing SRB-measures for chaotic attractors | Sem 2 |
Monday 02 December | ||
09:15-10:15 | Gallagher, I (Université Paris 7 - Denis-Diderot) | |
Trapping of Rossby waves in the equatorial betaplane model | Sem 1 | |
10:15-11:00 | Gibbon, J (Imperial College London) | |
Rescaled vorticity moments in the 3D Navier-Stokes equations | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:15 | Methven, J (University of Reading) | |
Recent observations of mesoscale structures in intense cyclones | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:45 | Bartello, P (McGill University) | |
Between quasigeostrophic and stratified turbulence | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15:30 | Petcu, M (Université de Poitiers) | |
Exponential Decay of the Power Spectrum and Finite Dimensionality for Solutions of the Three Dimensional Primitive Equations | Sem 1 | |
16:00-16:45 | Straub, D (McGill University) | |
Energy cascades in the baroclinic ocean wind-driven double gyre problem | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 03 December | ||
09:15-10:15 | Titi, E (UC, Irvine and Weizmann Institute of Science) | |
Mathematical Study of Certain Geophysical Models: Global Regularity and Finite-time Blowup Results | Sem 1 | |
10:15-11:00 | Temam, RM (Indiana University) | |
Change of phase for the humid atmosphere | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:15 | Chumakova, L (University of Edinburgh) | |
Leaky lid: new dissipative modes in the troposphere | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:45 | Esler, JG (University College London) | |
Adaptive stochastic trajectory modelling of transport in geophysical flows | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15:30 | Vanneste, J (University of Edinburgh) | |
Modelling the interactions of near-inertial waves and vortical motion in the ocean | Sem 1 | |
16:00-16:45 | Tobias, S (University of Leeds) | |
Direct Statistical Simulation of Jet Formation in Local and Global Geometries | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 04 December | ||
09:15-10:15 | Holm, D (Imperial College London) | |
Slice models | Sem 1 | |
10:15-11:00 | Zimmer, J (University of Bath) | |
From simple particle models to PDE dynamics | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:15 | Marston, B (Brown University) | |
Direct Statistical Simulation of a Two-Layer Primitive Equation Model | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:45 | Wirosoetisno, D (Durham University) | |
Navier-Stokes equations on a rotating sphere | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15:30 | Wingate, B (University of Exeter) | |
The influence of fast waves and fluctuations on the evolution of three slow solutions of the Boussinesq equations | Sem 1 | |
16:00-16:45 | Zeitlin, V (Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique (LMD-ENS)) | |
Resonant phenomena in the wave dynamics in the presence of boundaries in GFD | Sem 1 |
Thursday 05 December | ||
09:15-10:15 | Cullen, M (Met Office) | |
Use of the semi-geostrophic model in understanding large-scale atmosphere and ocean flows | Sem 1 | |
10:15-11:00 | Feldman, M (University of Wisconsin-Madison) | |
Lagrangian solutions for semigeostrophic system in physical space | Sem 1 | |
11:30-12:15 | Tudorascu, A (West Virginia University) | |
Renormalized relaxed Lagrangian solutions for SG in physical space | Sem 1 | |
14:00-14:45 | Oliver, M (Jacobs University Bremen) | |
Balance relations for rotating fluid flow | Sem 1 | |
14:45-15:30 | Vasylkevych, S (Jacobs University Bremen) | |
Generalized Large Scale Semigeostrophic Equations: geometric structure and global well-posedness | Sem 1 | |
16:00-16:45 | Pelloni, B (University of Reading) | |
The semi-geostrophic system for large-scale atmospheric flows | Sem 1 |
Friday 06 December | ||
09:00-09:45 | Vallis, G (University of Exeter) | |
The Range of Planetary Circulations Described by the Dry Primitive Equations | Sem 1 | |
09:45-10:30 | Roulstone, I (University of Surrey) | |
Differential Geometry of the Semi-Geostrophic and Euler Equations | Sem 1 | |
11:00-11:45 | Bokhove, O (University of Leeds) | |
On Time Integration and the Use of Clebsch Variables in Shallow Water Equations | Sem 1 | |
11:45-12:30 | Rubtsov, V (Université d'Angers) | |
Monge-Ampère equations: geometry, invariants, and applications in 3D meteorological models | Sem 1 |
Tuesday 10 December | ||
11:00-12:00 | Yano, J-I (Meteo France) | |
Large-scale tropical atmospheric dynamics: asymptotic nondivergence? | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 11 December | ||
11:00-12:00 | Zeitlin, V (Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique (LMD-ENS)) | |
Asymmetric inertial instability | Sem 1 |
Thursday 12 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Mantica, G (Center for nonlinear and Complex Systems, Universita' dell'Insubria) | |
Rare events, negative measure dimensions and return time statistics | Sem 1 |
Wednesday 18 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Bodai, T (University of Hamburg) | |
Predictability of extreme events in dynamical systems: A case study of the Lorenz 84 model | Sem 2 | |
11:00-12:00 | Beck, C (Queen Mary, University of London) | |
Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics approach to turbulence | Sem 2 | |
14:00-15:00 | Freitas, JM (Centro de Matematica da Universidade do Porto) | |
Extreme values for deterministic and random dynamical systems | Sem 2 |
Thursday 19 December | ||
10:00-11:00 | Lucarini, V (Universität Hamburg) | |
Extremes as indicators of critical transitions | Sem 2 |
Other Seminars |
Seminars in the University National and International Scientific Research Meetings |