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New Change of Major Policy. Next Open Period: August 1 - September 2, 2016
Featured ResearchTraian Iliescu - Much of my current research is on gravity currents, cold masses of water protruding into warm ones. The mixing between the cold and warm water takes place through the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability. Gravity currents are believed to have a significant role in general ocean circulation models. However, their numerical simulation is very challenging due to the large (geophysical scale) parameters involved. My main interest in the numerical investigation of gravity currents is the ability of LES to perform at parameters prohibitive for a Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) approach.
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