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December 2017
Free

Science Seminar: How is the Gulf of Mexico like a Teapot?

December 4, 2017 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
McGowan Library Auditorium, 10 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31411 United States
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McGowan Library Auditorium UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography Joseph Kuehl, Ph.D. Assistant Professor University of Delaware Description: The existence of multiple steady flow states in nonlinear fluid dynamic systems has been observed in many situations. Probably the most well known classical fluid dynamic example is the Coanda (Teapot) Effect, in which a slowly tilted teapot will spill. In oceanography, the discussion of multiple steady states is generally concerned with the density driven (thermohaline) overturning circulation which connects the upper and…

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February 2018
Free

Evening @ Skidaway

February 20 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
McGowan Library Auditorium, 10 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31411 United States
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50 Years of Science at Skidaway Institute: People, Platforms and Partnerships From the founding of Skidaway Institute of Oceanography in 1968, the field of oceanography has grown by giant proportions. To kick off a year-long series of programs to celebrate the Institute’s 50th anniversary, Dr. Herb Windom will look back at the amazing progress of marine research and the way it has opened mankind’s eyes to the wonders and mysteries of the ocean. In 1968, Windom was the first faculty…

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