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    with the participation of

Summer School
Fluid Dynamics of Sustainability
and the Environment

3-14 July 2017
Ecole Polytechnique & ENSTA campus


The summer school is designed for PhD students and those in early stages of their research career. The residential school, held over two weeks, will consist of :

Lecture courses - pedagogical courses covering the fluid dynamics relevant to sustainability and the environment
Guest lectures - advanced topics
Laboratory experiments - project-based investigations of fluid flows
Computational projects - numerical simulations of fluid flows
Art & Science projects - projects with artists to create art pieces using fluids

Movie of the 2013 school

Lecture courses
Fundamentals of fluid mechanics
Flow instabilities
Environmental fluid dynamics & cryosphere
Atmosphere & ocean

Guest lectures
Climate change
Ocean dynamics
Atmospheric dynamics
Renewable energies


Paul Billant
Pascale Bouruet-Aubertot
Lucie Bordois
Colm-cille Caulfield
Jean-Marc Chomaz
Olivier Doare
Olivier Gagliardini
Peter Haynes
Lutz Lesshafft
Paul Linden
Caroline Muller
Sabine Ortiz
Didier Paillard
Riwal Plougonven
Catherine Ritz
Guillaume Roullet
Alexandre Stegner
John Taylor
Vladimir Zeitlin

Scientific committee
Ecole Normale Superieure
University of Cambridge
Ecole Polytechnique
University of Cambridge
Ecole Polytechnique
University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
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