The purpose of these tables is to maintain a schedule of scientific talks and discussions relevant to your program.

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Week 1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Mar 31
4:00 pm
Aud
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue,
Apr 1
2:00 pm
Aud
Gavin Esler &
Özgür Gürcan
Blackboard Tutorial: Charney-Hasegawa-Mima

Thu,
Apr 3
10:00am
SSR
Pat Diamond,
David Hughes,
Guilhem Dif-Pradalier
& Richard Scott
Short Presentations and Discussions:
Staircase Formation
Phillips (1972)
Fri,
Apr 4
2:00 pm
Aud
Emma Warneford
Journal Club: Dritschel & McIntyre (2008)

Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
Apr 7
4:00 pm
Aud
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue,
Apr 8
2:00 pm
Aud
Gregory Falkovich
Lagrangian Turbulence
Blackboard Tutorial
Canonical review on the subject
Useful article (data)
Useful article (theory)
Thu,
Apr 10
10:00am
SSR
Özgür Gürcan
Hasegawa-Mima/Hasegawa-Wakatani
Tutorial Reprise

Horton & Hasegawa (1994)
Fri,
Apr 11
2:00 pm
Aud
Anna Frishmann
(discussion leader)
Xu et al (2014):
Flight-Crash Events in Turbulence
Journal Club
Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
Apr 14
2:00pm
FR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue,
Apr 15
10:30am
Aud
Lang Cui (UCSD)* & George Tynan (UCSD)
Seminar: Experimental Observations of a Zonal Flow-Driven Inward Turbulent Particle Flux

Thu,
Apr 17
10:30am
Aud
Beth Wingate
Andrew Soward
Discussion: 2-scale Asymptotics

Fri,
Apr 18
10:30am
FR
Heidar Thor Thrastarson
(discussion leader)
Journal Club:
Waves and Turbulence on a Beta-Plane
Rhines (1975)
Maltrud & Vallis (1991)
Vallis & Maltrud (1993)
Week 4
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
Apr 21
2:00pm
FR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue,
Apr 22
10:30am
Aud
Farid Ait-Chaalal
Tutorial: Transformed Eulerian Mean (TEM)
Non-exhaustive references
E-P theorem: Eliassen and Palm 1961
Non-acceleration theorem: Charney and Drazin 1961
TEM: Andrews and McIntyre 1976
TEM in isentropic coordinates: Andrews 1983, Held and Schneider 1999
Tropospheric applications: Edmon et al. 1980, Pauluis et al. 2011
Stratospheric applications: Dunkerton et al. 1981, Andrews 1987, Haynes 2006 for a review and many others....
Ocean (residual mean theory): Plumb and Ferrari 2005

Text books and lectures: Andrews, 1987, Vallis 2006 (chap. 7 for theory and chap. 12 for applications), MIT lecture notes
Thu,
Apr 24
10:30am
Aud
Guilhem Dif-Pradalier
Tutorial: Gyrokinetics
Useful articles on the topic are also listed here:

Seminal article: Frieman & Chen
Modern formulation: Brizard & Hahm
More palatable formulation, based on the Brizard & Hahm version: Garbet et al

a historical perspective: (some) relevant works
Fri,
Apr 25
10:30am
Aud
Daniel Lecoanet
(discussion leader)
Journal Club:
Theory of Planetary Wave-Zonal Flow Interaction
Dickinson (1969)
Boyd (1976)
Week 5
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
Apr 28
2:00pm
FR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue,
Apr 29
10:30am
Aud
Colm Connaughton
Tutorial: Wave Turbulence

Thu,
May 1
10:30am
Aud
Pat Diamond
Tutorial: Langmuir Turbulence

Fri,
May 2
10:30am
Aud
Wanming Qi
(discussion leader)
Journal Club:
Hamiltonian Wave Kinetics
Zakharov (1972): Collapse of Langmuir Waves
Week 6
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
May 5
2:00pm
FR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue,
May 6
10:30am
Aud
Heloise Meheut
Hydro-Disk Tutorial

Wed,
May 7
10:00am
Aud
Yusuke Kosuga
Discussion:
Charney-Drazin for Gyrokinetics
See Reference Material for relevant papers
Thu,
May 8
10:30am
Aud
Hui Li (Los Alamos)
Seminar: Vortices in Protoplanetary Disks

Fri,
May 9
11:00am
Aud
James Cho
(discussion leader)
Journal Club: Rossby Wave Instability of Keplerian Accretion Disks
Lovelace et al. (1999)
Week 7
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
May 12
2:00pm
FR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue,
May 13
10:30am
Aud
Sebastien Fromang
Tutorial: Basics of Magnetorotational Instability (MRI)

Thu,
May 15
10:30am
Aud
Geoffroy Lesur
Tutorial: Vortex Stability in Disks

Fri,
May 16
10:30am
Aud
Roland Young
Journal Club: Zonal Flows and Long-lived Axisymmetric Pressure Bumps in Magnetorotational Turbulence
Johansen et al. (2009)
Week 8
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
May 19
2:00pm
FR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue,
May 20
10:30am
Aud
Colm Connaughton
Tutorial: Wave Turbulence

Wed,
May 21
10:30am
Aud
Martin Stringer
Gravity’s *other* opposition: seeking the imprints of the cosmic expansion in galaxy properties
Joint session with the Star Formation program
Thu,
May 22
10:30am
Aud
Stanislav Boldyrev
Tutorial: MHD Wave Turbulence

Fri,
May 23
10:30am
Aud
Colm Connaughton
(discussion leader)
Journal Club: A one-dimensional model for dispersive wave turbulence
Majda et al. (2007)
Week 9
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue,
May 27
10:30am
Aud
Igor Rogachevskii
Tutorial: Internal Gravity Waves in Stably Stratified Turbulence
The session will start with a quick organizational meeting for all program participants.
Wed,
May 28
10:30am
Aud
Jeff Oishi,
Daniel Lecoanet
& Ben Brown
A Demonstration of the ''Dedalus'' Modeling Framework
Joint session with the Star Formation program
Thu,
May 29
10:30am
Aud
Christian Beck
Tutorial on Superstatistics & Statistical Mechanics with Application to Turbulent Flows

Fri,
May 30
10:30am
Aud
All participants
Paul Kushner leads a discussion on the role of stationary waves in planetary scale eddy -- mean-flow interactions.

Week 10
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
Jun 2
12:15pm
Aud
Michael Ramsey-Musolf
Particlegenesis: Why is there more matter than anti-matter?
Blackboard lunch talk
Mon,
Jun 2
2:00pm
FR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Tue,
Jun 3
10:30am
Aud
Rick Salmon
Tutorial on Hamiltonian Fluid Dynamics

Thu,
Jun 5
10:30am
Aud
David Dritschel
Tutorial: Point vortex motion on general surfaces

Fri, Jun 6
10:30 am
Aud
Inna Polichtchouk
Journal Club
See Journal Club page for the paper that will be discussed..
Week 11
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
Jun 9
2:00pm
FR
All participants
Informal Discussion

Tue,
Jun 10
10:30am
Aud
Jim Fuller
Tutorial: Asteroseismology

Wed,
Jun 11
10:30am
Aud
All participants
Informal Discussion

Thu,
Jun 12
10:30am
Aud
Baylor Fox-Kemper
2d, Quasi-2d, and 3d Turbulence in the Ocean: Where and Why?

Fri,
Jun 13
10:30am
Aud
Sean Haney
(discussion leader)
Journal Club: Dispersion and Mixing in Quasigeostrophic Turbulence
Bracco et al. (2004)
Week 12
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon,
Jun 16
12:15pm
Aud
James Cho
Wave-Flow interactions everywhere
Blackboard lunch talk
Mon,
Jun 16
2:00pm
FR
All participants
Informal Discussion

Tue,
Jun 17
10:30am
Aud
Pierre-Henri Chavanis
Tutorial: Statistical Mechanics of Point Vortices

Wed, Jun 18
10:30am
Aud
Paul Kushner
Extratropical planetary-wave/mean-flows: observations, interference effects, and the role of standing waves

Wed, Jun 18
8:00 PM
MSR
Brad Marston
The Quantum Physics of Global Warming
KITP Public Lecture.
Thu,
Jun 19
10:00am
Aud
Phil Marcus
Tutorial: Jovian Climate

Fri,
Jun 20
3:00pm
Tower Room
All participants
End of Program celebration
There will be some wine offered!


*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room FR=Founders' Room
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