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Teaching

Coastal Ocean Processes (winter term)

Shallow water equations, boundary layer flows, estuarine circulation, Knuden relations and mixing in estuaries, Total Exchange Flow, entrainment, dense bottom currents, mixed layer dynamics, shallow-water waves

Ocean Modelling (summer term)

Consistency, stability and convergence of numerical methods,discretization methods in time for ordinary differential equations,shallow water equations, shifted grids, implicite and semi-implicite methods for models with free surface, construction principles for numerical ocean models, positive-definite advection methods

 

The lectures are described in the module handbook.

Check here for the locations and schedule of the lectures.

 

Ph.D. thesis supervision:

  1. Richard Hofmeister, Numerical and diagnostic techniques for modelling stratified coastal seas, University of Rostock, defended in February 2011. [pdf].
  2. Hannes Rennau, Natural, numerical and structure-induced mixing in dense gravity currents: idealised and realistic model studies, University of Rostock, defended in May 2011. [pdf].
  3. Knut Klingbeil, Approaches for the improvement of physical transport processes in numerical models of the coastal ocean, University of Rostock, defended in February 2014 [pdf]
  4. Johannes Becherer, Estuarine Circulation in well-mixed tidal inlets, University of Rostock, defended in July 2014 [pdf]
  5. Elisabeth Schulz, Residual circulation in tidally energetic estuaries: contributions and dependencies, University of Rostock, defended in December 2014 [pdf]
  6. Mahdi Mohammadi-Aragh, Impact of physically relevant and numerically induced diapycnal mixing and meso-scale dissipation on meridional mass and tracer transports in the Southern Ocean, University of Hamburg, defended in December 2014. [pdf]
  7. Kaveh Purkiani,Numerical analysis of stratification and destratificaion processes in tidally energetic inlets, University of Rostock, defended in April 2015. [pdf]
  8. Xaver Lange, The impact of wind forcing on estuarine circulation, University of Rostock, defended in May 2019. [pdf]
  9. Evridiki Chrysagi, Submesoscale processes in the Baltic Sea, University of Rostock, to be defended in January 2021. [pdf]
  10. Marvin Lorenz, Influences of surface buyancy fluxes on circulation and mixing in estuaries, University of Rostock, to be defended in January 2021. [pdf]

 

Diploma / Master thesis supervision:

  1. Alger Werft, Surface wave modelling in the Wadden Sea, Carl von Ossietzki Universität Oldenburg, submitted in Feb. 2003. [pdf].
  2. Frank Wolk, Three-dimensional Lagrangian Tracer modelling in Wadden Sea areas, Carl von Ossietzki Universität Oldenburg, submitted in Feb. 2003. [pdf].
  3. Hannes Rennau, A two-layer model for simulating Baltic Sea inflows, University of Rostock, submitted in March 2006. [pdf].
  4. Richard Hofmeister, Model studies on stratification in the Limfjord, University of Rostock, submitted in June 2006. [pdf]
  5. Peter Holtermann, Reconstruction of the hydrodynamics in a tropical estuary, University of Rostock, submitted August 2007. [pdf]
  6. Mathias Ahrenberg, Skalenabschätzung von Transporten in der Westlichen Ostsee, University of Rostock, submitted November 2007. [pdf ]
  7. Bianca Schippmann, Comparison of Rosenbrock methods with Modified Patankar schemes used in biogeochemical modelling, University of Rostock, submitted December 2008. [pdf]
  8. Elisabeth Fischer, Turbulent kinetic energy dissipation rate in the Rhine Region of Freshwater Influence, University of Rostock, submitted December 2008. [pdf ]
  9. Knut Klingbeil, Testing the feasibility of an alternative approach for the inclusion of non-hydrostatic dynamics into the General Estuarine Transport Model, University of Rostock, submitted May 2009. [pdf]
  10. Artur Szewczyk, Observations of the medium-intensity inflow into the Baltic Proper in November 2005 and comparison with the model data, University of Rostock, submitted November 2009. [pdf]
  11. Anja Bachmann, Auswertungen von Feldmessungen und Computersimulationen zur Bestimmung des Strömungswiderstandes im Fehmarnbelt, University of Rostock, submitted August 2010. [pdf]
  12. Lennart Schüler, A one-dimensional model for deep-water dependencies in the Baltic Sea, University of Rostock, submitted June 2012. [pdf]
  13. Felix Buck, Modeling the Ice Pump under Antarctic ice shelves, University of Rostock, submitted June 2014. [pdf]
  14. Xaver Lange, Numerical simulations of estuarine circulation in a non-tidal estuary, University of Rostock, submitted October 2015. [pdf]
  15. Marvin Lorenz, Numerical study of the overturning circulation in the Persian Gulf, University of Rostock, submitted September 2017. [pdf]
  16. Nicky Koganti, Quantification of mixing in a numerical model of an estuary, Univeristy of Rostock, submitted June 2020. [pdf]

The theses are given in the "Portable Document Format" (.pdf) which may be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader.