updated 6/20/06

Workshop will be held at the NCAR Mesa Lab Main Seminar Room located at 1850 Table Mesa Drive.


(updated: June 20, 2006)

Tuesday, 27 June 2006

8:15 University of Colordado (CU) bus will depart promptly to transport participants from the Best Western Golden Buff Lodge to NCAR
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:40 Magnetic turbulence in the Riga Dynamo experiment. PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Agris Gailitis, University of Latvia
9:40-10:20 Experimental and numerical studies of the role of turbulence on current generation and magnetic field self-excitation in the Madison Dynamo experiment
Cary Forest, University of Wisconsin
10:20-10:40 Break
10:40-11:20 Induction measurements in the VKS2 experiment (Volk et. al.) PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Jean-Françios Pinton, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
11:20-12:00 Building laboratory models of planetary cores
Daniel Lathrop, University of Maryland
12:00-1:00 Discussion
1:00-2:30 Lunch
2:30-2:45 Relation between time spectrum of geomagnetic dipole moment and turbulent state in the Earth's core
Ataru Sakuraba, University of Tokyo
2:45-3:00 Fluctuations of magnetic induction in von Kármán swirling flows, applications to unconstrained dynamo effect PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Philippe Odier, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
3:00-3:20 Break
3:20-4:00 MHD turbulence in a rotating spherical Couette flow of sodium with an imposed dipolar magnetic field (Alboussière et. al.)
Daniel Brito, Laboratoire de Géophysique Interne et Tectonophysique
4:00-5:00 Discussion
5:00-6:30 Reception
6:30 CU bus back to the Golden Buff Lodge

Wednesday, 28 June 2006

8:40 Bus will departs promptly from the Golden Buff Lodge to NCAR
9:00-9:40 Rapidly rotating convection and the geodynamo PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Chris Jones, University of Leeds
9:40-10:20 Scaling laws for dynamos in rotating spherical shells and application to planetary magnetic fields PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Ulrich Christensen, Max-Planck Institute für Aeronomie
10:20-10:40 Break
10:40-11:20 Magnetic dynamo calculations inside a sphere
David Montgomery, Dartmouth College
11:20-11:35 Scale-similar models for large eddy simulations of a rotating convection-driven dynamo
Qiaoning Chen, University of California at Los Angeles
11:35-12:30 Discussion
12:30-1:45 Lunch
1:45-2:30 The VAPOR Project at NCAR
Alan Norton and John Clyne, NCAR
2:30-3:10 Lagrangian evolution, non-Gaussianity, and statistical geometry in intermittent hydrodynamic turbulence PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Charles Meneveau, Johns Hopkins University
3:10-3:50 Reducing or eliminating turbulent viscosity on the large resolved scales
Gary Glatzmaier, University of California at Santa Cruz
3:50-4:10 Break
4:10-4:25 Dynamic sub-grid scale modeling of drift wave turbulence within magnetohydrodynamics PRESENTATION
Chris McDevitt, University of California at San Diego
4:25-5:05 Turbulent dynamos at low magnetic Prandtl number
Pablo Mininni, NCAR
5:05-6:00 Discussion
6:00 Bus back to the Golden Buff Lodge

Thursday, 29 June 2006

8:40 Bus will departs promptly from the Golden Buff Lodge to NCAR
9:00-9:40 Euler-Lagrangian means in rotating, magnetohydrodynamic flows
Andrew Soward, University of Exeter
9:40-10:20 Vorticity alignment dynamics in fluids & MHD PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Darryl Holm, Imperial College
10:20-10:40 Break
10:40-11:20 Energy transfers in anisotropic MHD turbulence
Daniele Carati, Université Libre de Bruxelles
11:20-11:35 Turbulent cascades in MHD
Alexandros Alexakis, NCAR
11:35-11:50 Intermittent magnetic field excitation by a turbulent flow of liquid sodium PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Mark Nornberg, University of Wisconsin at Madison
11:50-12:05 Intermittency in MHD turbulence: DNS and Lagrangian averaged modeling PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Jonathan Pietarila Graham, NCAR
12:05-12:45 Discussion
12:45-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:40 Spherical shell studies of differential rotation and magnetic dynamo action in the solar convection zone
Juri Toomre, University of Colorado at Boulder
2:40-3:20 Global solar dynamo models: Application to cyclic photospheric and nearly steady interior fields
Mausumi Dikpati, NCAR
3:20-3:40 Break
3:40-4:20 Sunspots; a challenging test bed for MHD simulations
Aake Nordlund, Niels Bohr Institute
4:20-5:00 Discussion
5:00 Bus back to Golden Buff Lodge
6:00 Dinner in town

Friday, 30 June 2006

8:40 Bus will departs promptly from the Golden Buff Lodget to NCAR
9:00-9:40 Turbulence throughout the heliosphere
William Matthaeus, Bartol Research Institute
9:40-10:20 Large-scale dynamos and magnetic helicity: Principles and relevance to coronae, outflows, and laboratory plasmas
Eric Blackman, University of Rochester
10:20-10:40 Break
10:40-11:20 Critical issues to get right about stellar dynamos PRESENTATION (pdf form)
Axel Brandenburg, NORDITA
11:20-12:00 Linear regime of dynamo action at low magnetic Prandtl number: Role of the mean flow and the velocity fluctuations
Yannick Ponty, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur
12:00-1:00 Discussion
1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:15 A high order WENO finite difference scheme for incompressible fluids and magnetohydrodynamics
Cheng-Chin Wu, University of California at Los Angeles
2:15-2:30 Spatially global & local scale-interaction analyses for nonconforming spectral-element simulations
Aimé Fournier, NCAR
2:30-2:45 Preliminary results from a new incompressible spectral element MHD solver in the Geophysical- astrophysical spectral-element adaptive mesh (GASpAR) codes
Duane Rosenberg, NCAR
2:45-3:15 Discussion
3:15-5:15 Hike to Mallory Cave directed by Jack Herring
5:30 Bus back to Golden Buff Lodge