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Researcher: Nikurashin, M (Dr Maxim Nikurashin)

Fields of Research

Physical oceanography
Geophysical and environmental fluid flows
Climate change processes
Other earth sciences
Atmospheric sciences
Microfluidics and nanofluidics
Atmospheric dynamics

Research Objectives

Climate change models
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Oceanic processes (excl. in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean)
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Expanding knowledge in the information and computing sciences
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Global effects of climate change (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. social impacts)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Mechanism for Local Dissipation of Internal Tides Generated at Rough Topography; Journal of Physical Oceanography
A Theory of Deep Stratification and Overturning Circulation in the Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
A Theory of the Interhemispheric Meridional Overturning Circulation and Associated Stratification; Journal of Physical Oceanography
ACCESS-OM2 v1.0: a global ocean-sea ice model at three resolutions; Geoscientific Model Development
Dissipation of mesoscale eddies and its contribution to mixing in the northern South China Sea; Scientific Reports
Downstream propagation and remote dissipation of internal waves in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Efficiency of turbulent mixing in the abyssal ocean circulation; Geophysical Research Letters
Energy flux into internal lee waves: sensitivity to future climate changes using linear theory and a climate model; Journal of Climate
Energy loss from transient eddies due to lee wave generation in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Global energy conversion rate from geostrophic flows into internal lee waves in the deep ocean; Geophysical Research Letters
Influence of enhanced abyssal diapycnal mixing on stratification and the ocean overturning circulation; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Internal tide generation by abyssal hills using analytical theory; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Overturning circulation driven by breaking internal waves in the deep ocean; Geophysical Research Letters
Problems and Prospects in Large-Scale Ocean Circulation Models; OceanObs'09 Conference: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society
Radiation and Dissipation of Internal Waves Generated by Geostrophic Motions Impinging on Small-Scale Topography: Application to the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Radiation and Dissipation of Internal Waves Generated by Geostrophic Motions Impinging on Small-Scale Topography: Theory; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Routes to energy dissipation for geostrophic flows in the Southern Ocean; Nature Geoscience
Sensitivity of the ocean state to lee wave–driven mixing; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Small-scale topographic form stress and local dynamics of the Southern Ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
Southern Ocean buoyancy forcing of ocean ventilation and glacial atmospheric CO2; Nature Geoscience
Suppression of eddy diffusivity across jets in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
The impact of finite-amplitude bottom topography on internal wave generation in the Southern Ocean; Journal of Physical Oceanography
Turning ocean mixing upside down; Journal of Physical Oceanography

Research Projects

An Australian Consortium for Eddy-Resolving Global Ocean-Sea Ice Modeling; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Australian Antarctic Program Partnership; Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DoIIS)
Connecting big data with high performance computing for climate science; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Earth Systems Hub; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
How does a standing meander southeast of Tasmania brake the Antarctic Circumpolar Current? ; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
How does topography brake the Antarctic Circumpolar Current?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Australian Centre for Excellence in Antarctic Science; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Turbulence and mixing in the Southern Ocean; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
Turbulence and mixing in the Southern Ocean; National Computational Infrastructure (NCI)
Turbulent mixing in the deep Southern Ocean; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Turbulent mixing processes in the southern Ocean from observations and models; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision