papers & research:

Models of Non-Boussinesq Lock-Exchange Flow,
with R. Rotunno, J.B. Klemp, G.H. Bryan, J Fluid Mech (resubmitted, minor revisions), 2010

Large-Amplitude Topographic Waves in 2D Stratified Flow,
J Fluid Mech (reviewed, minor revisions requested), 2010

On the Dynamics of Errors in Finite-Difference Approximations for Wave Equations,
J Comp Phys (submitted), 2010

Dispersive Corrections to a Modulation Theory for Stratified Gravity Waves,
with R. Fetecau, Wave Motion, 2009

A Simple Illustration of a Spectral Cascade,
SIAM J Appl Math, 2007
(pdf article)

A Resonant Instability of Steady Mountain Waves,
with Y. Lee & D. Alexander, J Fluid Mechanics, 2007
(pdf article)

Vortex Dipoles for Surface Quasigeostrophic Models,
with C. Snyder, JAS, 2007
(pdf article)

A Spectral Analysis of Function Concatenations and its Implications for Sampling in Direct Volume Visualization,
with S. Bergner, T. Moller, D. Weiskopf, IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graph., 2006
(pdf article)

Generation of Internal Waves over Sinusoidal Topography ,
with D. Aguilar & B. R. Sutherland, Deep-Sea Res. II, 2006.
(pdf article)

A Baroclinic Instability that Couples Balanced Motions and Gravity Waves,
with R. Plougonven & C. Snyder, JAS, May 2005
(pdf article)

Revisiting Queney's Flow over a Mesoscale Ridge,

A New Surface Model for Cyclone-Anticyclone Asymmetry,
with G J Hakim & C Snyder, JAS, 15 August 2002
(webpage), (pdf article), asymmetric vortex dynamics (movie link)

Balanced Asymmetries of Waves on the Tropopause,
with G J Hakim, JAS, 01 February 2001
(pdf article)

Unstable Waves Beyond Quasigeostrophic Theory,
with C Snyder & R Rotunno, JAS, 01 October 2000
(pdf article)

The Next-Order Corrections to Quasigeostrophic Theory,
with C Snyder & R Rotunno, JAS, 01 June 1999
(pdf article)

Interface Proliferation & the Growth of Labyrinths in a Reaction-Diffusion System,,
with R Goldstein & D Petrich, Phys Rev E, April 1996
(pdf article, postscript)