Graduate Student / Postdoc Seminar

Dynamic Similarity: An Antarctic Ice Shelf and a French Turntable

Speaker: David Holland

Location: Warren Weaver Hall 1302

Date: Friday, April 23, 2010, 1 p.m.


The study of the interaction of the great ice sheets with the world ocean offers significant challenges in theoretical, computational, and observational science. A brief review of recent advances and outstanding problems is given. In this talk, a particular emphasis is placed on a new potential direction for learning in this field: laboratory analog experiments.