Oregon State University

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William Smyth

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

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.


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

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