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    Eric Skyllingstad

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    Discipline: Physics of Oceans and Atmospheres
    Office: Burt 316
    Phone: 541-737-5697
    Fax: 541-737-2064
    Email: skylling@coas.oregonstate.edu

    Research Interests

    Upper ocean turbulence; mesoscale coastal internal waves; ocean-atmosphere coupling.

    Current Research

    Simulation of the coastal circulations; modeling of turbulence under sea and ice leads; resonant interaction between surface winds and upper ocean turbulence.

    Turbulence Dissipation during a Westerly Windburst: LES Results


    BS, Oregon State University (Atmospheric Sciences), 1981
    MS, University of Wisconsin (Meteorolgy), 1983
    MS, University of Wisconsin (Computer Science), 1985
    PhD, University of Wisconsin (Meteorology), 1986


    Skyllingstad, E.D., W.D. Smyth, J.N. Moum, and H. Wijesekera, 1998. Upper ocean turbulence during a westerly wind burst: A comparison of large-eddy simulation results and micro-structure measurements. J. Phys. Oceanogr., In Press.

    Skyllingstad, E.D. and T. Paluszkiewicz, D.W. Denbo, W.D. Smyth 1996. Nonlinear vertical mixing processes in the ocean: modeling and parameterization, Physica D, 98, 574-593.

    Denbo D.W. and E.D. Skyllingstad, 1995. An ocean large eddy model with application to deep convection in the Greenland sea. J. Geophys. Res., 101, 1095-1110.

    Skyllingstad, E.D. and D.W. Denbo 1995. An ocean large eddy simulation of Langmuir circulations and convection in the surface mixed layer., J. Geophys. Res., 100, 8501-8522.

    Skyllingstad, E.D. and D.W. Denbo, 1994. The role of internal gravity waves in the equatorial current system, J. Phys. Oceanogr., 24, 2093-2110.

    Doran, J.C. and E.D. Skyllingstad, 1992. Multiple-scale terrain forcing of local wind fields. Mon. Wea. Rev., 120, 817-825.

    Wilson, L. and D.P. Lettenmeier, E.D. Skyllingstad 1992. A Hierarchical stochastic model of large scale atmospheric circulation patterns and multiple station daily precipitation. J. Geophys. Res.,97, 2791-2810.

    Skyllingstad, E.D. 1991. Critical layer effects on atmospheric solitary and cnoidal waves. J. Atmos. Sci.,48, 1613-1624.

    Skyllingstad, E.D. and D.W. Denbo, J.P. Downing 1990. Convection in the Labrador Sea: Community modeling effort (CME) results. In Deep Convection and Deep Water Formation in the Oceans. Elsevier.

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