
Professor
of
Mathematics
,
Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science
;
Director of Undergraduate Studies Ph.D., 1996 (Applied Mathematics), University of Cambridge, England; M.S., 1990 (Aerospace Engineering), University of Michigan; B.S., 1988 (Physical Engineering), Technical University in Berlin.
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Research interests
Geophysical fluid dynamics, waves and vortices in the atmosphere and oceans, statistical mechanics, sea ice dynamics.
Fellowships/Honors
Associate editor of the Journal of Fluid Mechanics. Fellowship in Mathematics, Queens' College, Cambridge, UK
Selected Publications Bühler, O., Holmes–Cerfon, M., 2009 Particle dispersion by random waves in rotating shallow water. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 638, 526.
Bühler, O, 2009 Wavevortex interactions in fluids and superfluids Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, 42.
Muller, C., Bühler, O., 2009 Saturation of the internal tides and induced mixing in the abyssal ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 39, 20772096.
Barreiro, A., Bühler, O., 2008 Longshore current dislocation on barred beaches. Journal of Geophysical Research  Oceans, 113, C12004.
Bühler, O, 2008 Wavevortex interactions. Fronts, waves and vortices in geophysics, ed. J.B. Flor, Springer, Lecture notes in physics, in press
Hasha, A., Bühler, O., & Scinocca, J.F, 2008 Gravity wave refraction by threedimensionally varying winds and the global transport of angular momentum. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 65, 28922906.
Bühler, O., Muller, C., 2007 Instability and focusing of internal tides in the deep ocean. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 588, 128.
Bühler, O. 2007 Large deviation theory and extreme waves file Aha Huliko`a proceedings 2007
Oliver, M., Bühler, O., 2007 Transparent boundary conditions as dissipative subgrid closures for the spectral representation of scalar advection by shear flows. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 48, 065502, 26pp.
Bühler, O., 2007 Impulsive fluid forcing and water strider locomotion. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 573, 211236
Bühler, O., McIntyre, M. E., 2005 Wave capture and wave–vortex duality. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 534, 6795.
Bühler, O., 2005 Wavemean interaction theory Nonlinear Waves in Fluids, ed. R. Grimshaw, Springer CISM 483, 95133
Bühler, O., and M. E. McIntyre, 2003 Remote recoil: a new wavemean interaction effect. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, in press.
Bühler, O., 2003 Equatorward propagation of inertiagravity waves due to steady and intermittent sources. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, in press.
Bühler, O., 2001 Statistical mechanics of strong and weak point vortices in a cylinder. Physics of Fluids, 14, 21392149.
Bühler, O., and T.E. Jacobson, 2001 Wavedriven currents and vortex dynamics on barred beaches. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 449, 313339.
Bühler, O., 2000 On the vorticity transport due to dissipating or breaking waves in shallowwater flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 407, 235263.
Bühler, O., and M. E. McIntyre, 1999 On sheargenerated gravity waves that reach the mesosphere. Part II: wave propagation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 56, 37643773.
Bühler, O., M.E. McIntyre and J.F. Scinocca, 1999 On sheargenerated gravity waves that reach the mesosphere. Part I: wave generation. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 56, 37493763.
Bühler, O. Haynes P.H., 1999 Constraints on the mean mass transport across potential vorticity contours. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 56, 942947.
Mo, R., Bühler, O., & McIntyre, M. E., 1998 Permeability of the stratospheric vortex edge: on the mean mass flux due to thermally dissipating, steady, nonbreaking Rossby waves. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 124, 21292148.
Bühler, O., McIntyre, M. E., 1998 On nondissipative wave–mean interactions in the atmosphere or oceans. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 354, 301343.
Bühler, O., 1998 A shallowwater model that prevents nonlinear steepening of gravity waves. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 55, 28842891.
