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Researcher: Benthuysen, J (Dr Jessica Benthuysen)

Fields of Research

Physical oceanography
Oceanography
Geophysical and environmental fluid flows
Climate change processes

Research Objectives

Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Climate change models

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Asymmetries in vertical vorticity and vertical velocity arising during nonlinear homogeneous spindown; Physics of Fluids
Dynamics of the Leeuwin Current: Part 1. Coastal flows in an inviscid, variable-density, layer model; Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans: Planetary Fluids, Climatic and Biogeochemical Systems
Dynamics of the Leeuwin Current: Part 2. Impacts of mixing, friction, and advection on a buoyancy-driven eastern boundary current over a shelf; Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans
Friction and diapycnal mixing at a slope: boundary control of potential vorticity; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Nonlinear stratified spindown over a slope; Journal of Fluid Mechanics
Rapid generation of upwelling at a shelf break caused by buoyancy shutdown; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Spatial patterns of warming off Western Australia during the 2011 Ningaloo Niņo: quantifying impacts of remote and local forcing; Continental Shelf Research

Research Projects

Leeuwin Current Model Analyses

Research Candidate Supervision