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Seminars in the first half of 2024

10 January:

Bronwyn Cahill (Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde, IOW, Germany)
Deconstructing co-occurring marine heatwave and phytoplankton bloom events in the Arkona Sea in 2018
(Chair: Markus Reinert)


24 January at 13 UTC:

Chunhua Qiu (Sun Yat-sen University, China)
The deformation characteristics and mechanisms of mesoscale eddy
(Chair: Jen-Ping Peng)



7 February:

Christopher Unsworth (Bangor University, UK)
Accelerated Seabed changes due to offshore wind infrastructure
(Chair: Markus Reinert)
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21 February:

Natasha Lucas (British Antarctic Survey, BAS, UK)
Turbulence and coherent structure characterisation in a tidally energetic channel
(Chair: Markus Reinert)


6 March:

Mira Schmitt (Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde, Rostock, Germany)

Diurnal Warm Layers - Can we find a parameterization for climate models (and is it necessary)?

(Chair: Tom Rippeth)


20 March:

Knut Klingbeil (Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research Warnemünde, Rostock, Germany)

A rigorous derivation of the Water Mass Transformation framework, the relation between mixing and diasurface exchange flow, and links to recent theories in estuarine research

Chair (Hans Burchard)



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3 April:

Aditi Mitra (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research)

Transport timescales in the Dutch Wadden Sea - results from a multidecadal model analysis

(Chair: Hans Burchard)


17 April:

Soeren Ahmerkamp (Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany)

From single sand grains to continental shelves: Bridging microscale mass transfer and microbial activity across scales

(Chair: Hans Burchard)


15 May:

Vera Sidorenko (Alfred Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany)

Tidally driven tracers transport in the German Bight

(Chair: Lars Umlauf)


29 May:

Siren Rühs (IMAU, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Impact of waves on surface particle dispersal simulations

(Chair: Hans Burchard)


12 June:

Magnus Hieronymus (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute):

Hypsographic control on the diapycnal flow in the Eastern Gotland Basin of the Baltic Sea

(Chair: Hans Burchard)


26 June:

Jeancarlo Fajardo Urbina (University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

A deep learning method to predict the transport of passive tracers in coastal environments

(Chair: Hans Burchard)



10 July:

Anna Enge (TU Delft, The Netherlands):

RV Pelagia Expedition to the Norwegian Trench; currents, eddies and sediment

(Chair: Julie Pietrzak)


Summer break!

Seminars in the second half of 2024


11 September:

Thi Thao Nguyen (Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Germany):

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(Chair: Hans Burchard)


25 September:

Romain Caneill (IGE, Grenoble, France)

From alpha to beta ocean: Exploring the role of surface buoyancy fluxes and seawater thermal expansion in setting the upper ocean stratification

(Chair: Markus Reinert)



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18 December:



New Year's break!

Previous seminars

Find a summary of previous VEPOSSSS talks in the VEPOSSSS Archive.