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Opportunity at Naval Postgraduate School (NPS)

Theoretical/Computational/Observational Research in Dynamic Meteorology, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Hurricanes, and Tornadoes

Location

Naval Postgraduate School, Earth and Atmospheric Science

RO# Location
62.10.02.B6621 Monterey, CA 939435138

Advisers

name email phone
Michael Thomas Montgomery mtmontgo@nps.edu 831-747-7591

Description

We conduct frontier research in dynamic meteorology, geophysical fluid dynamics, hurricane and tornado dynamics, and other severe weather phenomena using theoretical, computational, observational, and experimental techniques. Applicants with serious interests in the fluid dynamics and thermodynamics of tropical cyclones (hurricanes/typhoons), explosive cyclogenesis, polar lows, fronts, mesoscale convective vortices, tornadoes, geophysical turbulence, cyclone/anticyclone asymmetry, and balance dynamics are encouraged to apply.

 

Reference

Smith RK, Montgomery MT: Quarterly Journal of Royal Meteorological Society: 2008

 

Keywords:
Vortex resilience; Computational fluid dynamics; Geophysical fluid dynamics; Wave, mean flow dynamics; Vortical hot towers; Fluid dynamics of hurricanes; Vortex Rossby waves; Diabatic Rossby vortices; Cyclone-anticyclone asymmetry;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$67,000.00 $3,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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