Center for Atmosphere-Ocean Science
The Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science is a unit of the Department of Mathematics, within the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. A cornerstone of the Center is our PhD in Atmosphere Ocean Science and Mathematics, a companion to the department’s PhD in Mathematics.
News & Research
Upscale Impact of Mesoscale Convective Systems and Its Parameterization in an Idealized GCM for an MJO Analog above the EquatorApril 22, 2019
A recent study by CAOS researchers Qiu Yang and Prof. Andrew Majda in collaboration with Mitchell W. Moncrieff from NCAR investigates the upscale impact of mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) on the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) in an idealized GCM. Read More
Reconstructing dynamics of chaotic systems using approximate eigenfunctionsMarch 22, 2019
A recent study by Suddhasattwa Das, Dimitrios Giannakis, and Joanna Slawinska investigates a phenomenon / object called approximate eigenfunctions to forecast dynamics of chaotic systems over arbitrary time scales. Read More
Understanding the atmospheric response to volcanoesFeb. 7, 2019
Recent work by CAOS researchers Kevin DallaSanta and Ed Gerber with Matthew Toohey (GEOMAR Kiel) investigates the influence of volcanic eruptions on weather and climate using a hierarchy of models of varying complexity. Read More
Revealing the propagation characteristics of the Antarctic Circumpolar Wave and its teleconnection with the El Nino Soutern OscillationJan. 3, 2019
Researchers at CAOS and UWM have studied the Antarctic Circumpolar Wave (ACW) in model and observational data via advanced data analysis techniques. The study has produced a decomposition of the ACW in terms of coherent spatiotemporal modes, some of which exhibit strong teleconnections with the El Nino Southern Oscillation. Read More
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