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Infrasound and Acoustic-gravity Waves in the Atmosphere: From Ocean and Land to Space

Location

Naval Postgraduate School, Physical Sciences

RO# Location
62.10.07.C0435 Monterey, CA 939435138

Advisers

name email phone
Oleg A Godin oagodin@nps.edu 831-656-2982

Description

Acoustic-gravity waves (AGWs), which encompass gravity waves and infrasound, couple wave processes in the ocean and solid Earth with those in the middle and upper atmosphere, play an important role in the momentum transfer in the atmosphere, and provide a key to understanding ionospheric manifestations of tsunamis, earthquakes, and other natural and anthropogenic phenomena occurring near the ground level. Theory and mathematical modeling of AGW generation, propagation, dissipation, and coupling in inhomogeneous and non-stationary atmosphere are areas of active research. Current research interests include understanding the ambient wave field in the atmosphere; attribution of the observed AGW signals to near-ground sources; modeling of generation of microbaroms in the ocean and their propagation in the atmosphere; and 4-D modeling of ionospheric perturbations due to AGWs, including their manifestations in GNSS signals and observations made with ground-based HF radars.

References

Godin O. A. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 777, 260–290 (2015)

Godin O. A., Zabotin N. A., and Bullett T. W. Earth, Planets and Space, 67, Art. 47 (2015)

Godin O. A. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140, 283–295 (2016) 

Keywords:
Infrasound; acoustic-gravity waves; ionosphere; wave propagation; GNSS; radar; microbaroms; infragravity waves; nonlinear wave interactions

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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