Carlowen Smith

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I am interested in large-scale zonal jets and banding in planetary flows with specific application to the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. My main project at GFDI involves a laboratory study of these phenomena in a large, differentially heated, rotating annulus.


Carlowen A. Smith, Kevin G. Speer, and Ross W. Griffiths, 2014: Multiple Zonal Jets in a Differentially Heated Rotating Annulus. J. Phys. Oceanogr.44, 2273–2291. doi: