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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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