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Spring School on Fluid Mechanics and Geophysics of Environmental Hazards
(20 Apr - 2 May 2009)


 

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 Monday, 20 Apr 2009

09:00am - 09:45am

Registration

09:45am - 10:00am

Opening Remarks (Video)
Louis Chen, Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Keith Moffatt, University of Cambridge, UK

10:00am - 11:00am

Elements of Vortex Dynamics and Turbulence (Lecture 1 of 3) (PDF1, PDF2) (Video)
Keith Moffatt, University of Cambridge, UK

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Geophysical and Environmental Fluid Mechanics (Lecture 1 of 3) (PDF1, PDF2, PDF3) (Video)
Tieh Yong Koh, Nanyang Technological University

12:30pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

02:00pm - 04:00pm

Guided Student Projects

04:00pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:30pm - 06:00pm

Natural and Human Induced Environmental Hazards & Disasters (Video)
Harsh Gupta, National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), India

06:00pm - 07:30pm

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:00am

Hydro-Meteorological and Environmental Disasters (Lecture 1 of 3) (Video)
A. W. Jayawardena, International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management, Japan

10:00am - 11:00am

Extreme Rain and Wind Storms in Mid-Latitudes (Lecture 1 of 2) (PDF) (Video)
Gerd Tetzlaff, Universität Leipzig, Germany

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Tropical Cyclones (Lecture 1 of 3) (PPT1, PPT2, PPT3)
(Video)

Kerry Emanuel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

12:30pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

02:00pm - 04:00pm

Guided Student Projects

04:00pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:30pm - 06:00pm

Fluid Mechanics And Volcanic Processes (Video)
Chris Newhall, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2009

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:00am

Elements of Vortex Dynamics and Turbulence (Lecture 2 of 3) (PDF1, PDF2) (Video)
Keith Moffatt, University of Cambridge, UK

10:00am - 11:00am

Geophysical and Environmental Fluid Mechanics (Lecture 2 of 3) (PDF1, PDF2, PDF3) (Video)
Tieh Yong Koh, Nanyang Technological University

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Tropical Cyclones (Lecture 2 of 3) (PPT1, PPT2, PPT3)
(Video)
Kerry Emanuel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

12:30pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

Thursday, 23 Apr 2009

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:00am

Hydro-Meteorological and Environmental Disasters (Lecture 2 of 3)
(Video)
A. W. Jayawardena, International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management, Japan

10:00am - 11:00am

Extreme Rain and Wind Storms in Mid-Latitudes (Lecture 2 of 2) (PDF)
(Video)
Gerd Tetzlaff, Universität Leipzig, Germany

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Tropical Cyclones (Lecture 3 of 3) (PPT1, PPT2, PPT3)
(Video)
Kerry Emanuel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

12:30pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

02:00pm - 04:00pm

Guided Student Projects

04:00pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Public Lecture:

The Scientific Basis of Climate Change

Emily Shuckburgh, British Antarctic Survey, UK
Venue: Lecture Theatre 33, Block S17, Level 2
           Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore

           Singapore 119260

 

Friday, 24 Apr 2009

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:00am

Geophysical and Environmental Fluid Mechanics (Lecture 3 of 3) (PDF1, PDF2, PDF3) (Video)
Tieh Yong Koh, Nanyang Technological University

10:00am - 11:00am

Elements of Vortex Dynamics and Turbulence (Lecture 3 of 3) (PDF1, PDF2) (Video)
Keith Moffatt, University of Cambridge, UK

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Aspects of Climate Change (Lecture 1 of 3)
(Video)
Emily Shuckburgh, British Antarctic Survey, UK

12:30pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

02:00pm - 04:00pm

Guided student projects

04:00pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:30pm - 06:00pm

Mathematical Modelling and Experiments Studying Nonlinear Instabilities, Rogue Waves and Extreme Phenomena
(Video)
Frédéric Dias, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France

Saturday, 25 Apr 2009

07:30am

Assemble at IMS to board the bus to Marina South Pier

08:15am

Boat departs from Marina South Pier to St John’s Island

09:00am - 09:30am

A Comparison of Strongly Nonlinear Boussinesq Models

Frédéric Dias, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France

09:30am - 10:00am

Group 1: AV Room, Presentation on TMSI Physical Sciences Research

10:00am - 10:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:30am - 11:00am

Group 2: Visit to TMSI Biological Sciences aquarium and lab

11:15am

Boat departs from St John's Island Jetty to Kusu Island

11:30am - 12.30pm

Tour Kusu Island

01:00pm

Boat departs from Kusu Island jetty

01:30pm 

Arrive at Marina South Pier. Free and easy

Monday, 27 Apr 2009

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:00am

Hydro-Meteorological and Environmental Disasters (Lecture 3 of 3)
(Video)
A. W. Jayawardena, International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management, Japan

10:00am - 11:00am

Transport of Pollutants in the Atmosphere (Lecture 1 of 3)
(Video)
Peter Haynes, University of Cambridge, UK

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Aspects of Climate Change (Lecture 2 of 3)
(Video)
Emily Shuckburgh, British Antarctic Survey, UK

12:30pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

02:00pm - 04:00pm

Student Presentations 1

04:00pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:30pm - 06:00pm

Rapid Assessment of Earthquake Source Parameters using Mathematical Models
(Video)
Soon Hoe Chew, National University of Singapore

Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:00am

Dynamics of the Indian and Pacific Oceans (Lecture 1 of 3)
(Video)
Swadhin Behera, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan

10:00am - 11:00am

Transport of Pollutants in the Atmosphere (Lecture 2 of 3)
(Video)
Peter Haynes, University of Cambridge, UK

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Tsunamis (Lecture 1 of 3)
(Video)
Pavel Tkalich, National University of Singapore

12:30pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

02:00pm - 04:00pm

Student Presentations 2

04:00pm - 04:30pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:30pm - 06:00pm

Venice: finally out of peril !
(Video)
Paola Malanotte-Rizzoli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

06:30pm - 07:30pm

Public Lecture:

Rattleback Reversals: a Prototype of Chiral Dynamics
Keith Moffatt, University of Cambridge, UK
Venue: Lecture Theatre 33, Block S17, Level 2
           Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore

           Singapore 119260

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2009

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:00am

Tsunamis (Lecture 2 of 3)
(Video)
Pavel Tkalich, National University of Singapore

10:00am - 11:00am

Transport of Pollutants in the Atmosphere (Lecture 3 of 3)
(Video)
Peter Haynes, University of Cambridge, UK

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Dynamics of the Indian and Pacific Oceans (Lecture 2 of 3)
(Video)
Swadhin Behera, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan

12:30pm - 02:15pm

--- Lunch Break ---

02:15pm - 03:15pm

Aspects of Climate Change (Lecture 3 of 3)
(Video)
Emily Shuckburgh, British Antarctic Survey, UK

Thursday, 30 Apr 2009

08:45am - 09:00am

Registration

09:00am - 10:00am

Tsunamis (Lecture 3 of 3)
(Video)
Pavel Tkalich, National University of Singapore
Dao My Ha, National University of Singapore

10:00am - 11:00am

Dynamics of the Indian and Pacific Oceans (Lecture 3 of 3)
(Video)
Swadhin Behera, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan

11:00am - 11:30am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:30am - 12:30pm

Discussion 5

12:30pm - 02:00pm

--- Lunch Break ---

02:00pm - 04:00pm

Student Presentation 3

04:00pm - 05:00pm

Coffee Break and Closing Remarks

Friday, 1 May 2009 (Public Holiday)

 

Informal Discussion

 

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