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William Smyth

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Professor
Discipline: Physics of Oceans and Atmospheres
Office: Burt 414A
Phone: 541-737-3029
Fax: 541-737-2064
Email: smyth@coas.oregonstate.edu
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Research Interests

Turbulence in geophysical flows, thermohaline processes, nonlinear waves.

Current Research

Waves and turbulence, shear-driven overturns, double diffusive mixing, thermohaline interleaving, solitons, numerical simulation techniques.

Education

BS, University of Alberta (Honors Physics), 1984
MS, University of Toronto (Physics), 1986
PhD, University of Toronto (Physics), 1990

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