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Marvin Lorenz

Marvin Lorenz
Address:
Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research
Seestrasse 15
D-18119 Rostock
Germany
Phone:
+49 381 5197 154
Fax:
+49 381 5197 114
E-Mail:

My research

My research focuses on studying the physics of estuaries and coastal seas. I use numerical models to perform idealized and realistic simulations to better understand driving machanisms and interactions. Special interest lies on the Total Exchange Flow theory (TEF) which can be used to describe the exchange flow of an estuary with the ambient ocean in terms of bulk values.

My study regions include the Baltic Sea, the Persian Gulf and the Glacier fjord of the 79°N glacier (see project GROCE).

My current focus:

  • Numerical properties of TEF
  • Realistic hind-cast simulations of the Persian Gulf with focus on the exchange flow
  • Mixing (destruction of salinity variance) in inverse estuaries
  • 2D idelaized simulations of a Glacier fjord
  • Wave-current-turbulence-sediment interactions in shallow water