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Mark R. Petersen

Research Scientist
Los Alamos National Laboratory

mpetersen (at) lanl (dot) gov


Climate, Ocean, and Sea Ice Modeling
Computer and Computational Science Division
Center for Nonlinear Studies, Theoretical Division

Research Interests:

  • numerical methods for ocean models;
  • climate change assessment using global climate models;
  • Lagrangian-averaged Navier-Stokes alpha turbulence model;
  • direct numerical simulation of shock-turbulence interaction;
  • forcing methods for compressible turbulence;
  • quasi-geostrophic turbulence;
  • planetary formation in protoplanetary disks;
  • education in science and engineering