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The Experiments


GFD 0: Rotating fluids have weird properties

Taylor Columns revealed by food coloring in a rotating tank

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GFD I: Cloud formation

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Cloud formation on adiabatic expansion

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GFD II: Convection

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Convection due to heating from below

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GFD III: Radial inflow

Radial inflow

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GFD IV: Parabolic table




Parabolic table

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GFD V: Inertial Circles

Visualizing the Coriolis effect

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GFD VI: Perrot's bathtub experiment

Experiment on Earth's rotation

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GFD VII: Taylor Columns

Taylor Columns over a bump

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GFD VIII: Thermal Wind and Hadley Circulation

Thermal wind and the Hadley circulation

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GFD IX: Fronts

Slope of a frontal surface

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GFD X: Ekman layers

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Spin down of a cyclone

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GFD XI: General circulation

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General circulation of the atmosphere

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GFD XII: Stress-driven circulation and Ekman layers

 

Stress-driven flow

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GFD XIII: Wind-driven circulation ocean circulation

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Ocean gyres

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GFD XIV: Thermohaline circulation

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Stommel-Arons

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GFD XV: Source sink flow in a rotating basin

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Abyssal flow

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