GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Gareth P. Williams

Research Interests

  • General Circulation Modeling
    • Climate dynamics
    • Multiple jets
  • Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
    • Vortex sets

vortex genesis in 2MB fast and 9MB slow quicktime;

with 3D surface in 0.7MB sample and jupiter’s great red spot in Astropix 09/26/00;

replay movie files with xanim.


Planetary Movies

Examples 1-3: 1998 best case

Examples 4-7: 1995 test case

  1. GRS + Ovals 2MB quicktimegenesis and equilibration of jupiter’s vortices3-D primitive equation model in x, y, z, t

    temperature field, jovian parameters, case jh1v30, 5/98

    every 10 days for 0-2000, 4800-5000, 9700-10000 days

    from equator (at top) to -60′ latitude, over 360′ longitude

  2. GRS + Ovals 9MB quicktimeevery 2 days, else as aboveÂ
  3. GRS + Ovals 0.7MB quicktime3-D view of final merger, every 2 days for 1300-1500else as above
  4. 3-D vortices merging movieplayerje2b06 . . . 5/95
  5. 3-D vortices merging quicktimeje2b06 . . . 5/95
  6. 3-D vortices drifting movieplayerje1e57 . . . 4/95
  7. 3-D vortices drifting quicktimeje1e57 . . . 4/95

Related to papers JAS 1996JGR 1997, and JAS 2002