Schedule for: 17w5048 - Transport in Unsteady Flows: from Deterministic Structures to Stochastic Models and Back Again

Arriving in Banff, Alberta on Sunday, January 15 and departing Friday January 20, 2017
Sunday, January 15
16:00 - 17:30 Check-in begins at 16:00 on Sunday and is open 24 hours (Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
20:00 - 22:00 Informal gathering (Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
Monday, January 16
07:00 - 08:45 Breakfast
Breakfast is served daily between 7 and 9am in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
08:45 - 09:00 Introduction and Welcome by BIRS Station Manager (TCPL 201)
09:00 - 09:15 Stephen Griffies: [Perspective] An overview of ocean mesoscales and climate: theory, observations, and models (TCPL 201)
09:15 - 09:30 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Shane Keating) (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 09:45 Michael Ghil: [Perspective] The atmosphere and oceans as unsteady flows: Intrinsic variability and time-dependent forcing (TCPL 201)
09:45 - 10:00 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Judith Berner) (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 10:45 Adam Monahan: [Perspective] An overview of atmospheric transport (TCPL 201)
10:45 - 11:00 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Cecile Penland) (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:15 Judith Berner: [Perspective] Predictability limits in the presence of model-error (TCPL 201)
11:15 - 11:30 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Valerio Lucarini) (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 14:00 Guided Tour of The Banff Centre
Meet in the Corbett Hall Lounge for a guided tour of The Banff Centre campus.
(Corbett Hall Lounge (CH 2110))
14:00 - 14:20 Group Photo
Meet in foyer of TCPL to participate in the BIRS group photo. The photograph will be taken outdoors, so dress appropriately for the weather. Please don't be late, or you might not be in the official group photo!
(TCPL Foyer)
14:20 - 14:45 Problem-Solving Group Session (TCPL 201)
14:45 - 15:00 Jonathan Lilly: [Perspective] Opportunities and challenges in Lagrangian observations of turbulence (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:15 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Adam Monahan) (TCPL 201)
15:15 - 15:30 Cecile Penland: [Perspective] What problem are you solving? (TCPL 201)
15:30 - 15:45 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Daan Crommelin) (TCPL 201)
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
16:15 - 16:30 Guido Boffetta: [Perspective] Microbes in turbulence (TCPL 201)
16:30 - 16:45 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Nicholas Ouellette) (TCPL 201)
16:45 - 17:45 Problem-Solving Group Session (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner
A buffet dinner is served daily between 5:30pm and 7:30pm in the Vistas Dining Room, the top floor of the Sally Borden Building.
(Vistas Dining Room)
Tuesday, January 17
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:15 Nicholas Ouellette: [Perspective] TBA (TCPL 201)
09:15 - 09:30 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Sanjeeva Balasuriya) (TCPL 201)
09:30 - 09:45 Gary Froyland: [Perspective] A perspective on set-oriented and global techniques for quantifying transport and coherence (TCPL 201)
09:45 - 10:00 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Jean-Luc Thiffeault) (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 10:45 Oliver Junge: [Perspective] Computational methods for transport and coherence based on transfer operators (TCPL 201)
10:45 - 11:00 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Gary Froyland) (TCPL 201)
11:00 - 11:15 Jason Frank: [Perspective] Preserving geometric structure (and coherent structures) under discretization (TCPL 201)
11:15 - 11:30 Discussion on Perspective (Chair: Michael Ghil) (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 15:00 Problem-Solving Group Session (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 15:45 Cecilia Gonzalez-Tokman: Optimal mixing enhancement by local perturbation (TCPL 201)
15:45 - 15:50 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
15:50 - 16:05 Hussein Aluie: A coarse-graining approach to understanding scale-coupling in unsteady inhomogeneous complex flows (TCPL 201)
16:05 - 16:10 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
16:10 - 17:45 Problem-Solving Group Session (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
19:30 - 21:30 Poster Session (Allshouse, Balasuriya, Crommelin, Holdsworth, Kelley, Schmalfuss, Stastna) (TCPL Foyer)
Wednesday, January 18
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:15 Alexis Tantet: Spectrum of transfer operators in the presence of noise and along bifurcations (TCPL 201)
09:15 - 09:20 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
09:20 - 09:35 Thomas Peacock: Uncovering coral reef connectivity via coherent structures (TCPL 201)
09:35 - 09:40 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 09:55 Valerio Lucarini: Multistability and melancholia states in the climate aystem (TCPL 201)
09:55 - 10:00 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 10:45 Jeroen Wouters: Beyond the limit of infinite time-scale separation: Edgeworth approximations for subgrid-scale parameterization (TCPL 201)
10:45 - 10:50 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
10:50 - 11:05 Kathrin Padberg-Gehle: Trajectory-based study of coherence in flows (TCPL 201)
11:05 - 11:10 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
11:10 - 11:25 Jacques Vanneste: Dispersion in the large deviation regime (TCPL 201)
11:25 - 11:30 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 11:45 Daniel Karrasch: Lagrangian coherent structures as almost-invariant sets of a geometric heat equation (TCPL 201)
11:45 - 11:50 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
11:50 - 13:30 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:30 - 17:30 Free Afternoon (Banff National Park)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Thursday, January 19
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:05 Problem-Solving Group Session (individual groups) (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 09:55 Philippe Miron: A dynamical geography of the Gulf of Mexico (TCPL 201)
09:55 - 10:00 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 10:45 Nikki Vercauteren: Data-driven investigations of flow structures in different regimes of the stable atmospheric boundary layer (TCPL 201)
10:45 - 10:50 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
10:50 - 11:05 Ryan Abernathey: Transport by Coherent Lagrangian Vortices (TCPL 201)
11:05 - 11:10 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
11:10 - 11:25 Irina Rypina: Trajectory encounter number as a diagnostic of mixing potential in fluid flows (TCPL 201)
11:25 - 11:30 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
13:00 - 15:00 Problem-Solving Group Session -- meet TOGETHER FIRST (TCPL 201)
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
15:30 - 17:45 Problem-Solving Group Session (TCPL 201)
17:30 - 19:30 Dinner (Vistas Dining Room)
Friday, January 20
07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast (Vistas Dining Room)
09:00 - 09:15 Georg Gottwald: Getting the climate right: Statistical consistency of numerical integrators for deterministic multi-scale systems (TCPL 201)
09:15 - 09:20 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
09:20 - 09:35 Péter Koltai: Space-time characterization of coherence (TCPL 201)
09:35 - 09:40 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
09:40 - 09:55 Shane Keating: Stochastic turbulence modelling for satellite observations of the ocean (TCPL 201)
09:55 - 10:00 Questions/Discussion (TCPL 201)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break (TCPL Foyer)
10:30 - 11:30 Workshop Discussion and Wrapup (TCPL 201)
11:30 - 12:00 Checkout by Noon
5-day workshop participants are welcome to use BIRS facilities (BIRS Coffee Lounge, TCPL and Reading Room) until 3 pm on Friday, although participants are still required to checkout of the guest rooms by 12 noon.
(Front Desk - Professional Development Centre)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch from 11:30 to 13:30 (Vistas Dining Room)