Math Awareness Month - April 2001

Mathematics and the Ocean

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Detail from MAM poster
Tidal amplitude and phase lines from a global least-squares best-fit to the Laplace Tidal Equations and TOPEX/ Poseidon satellite altimeter data. Courtesy of Oregon State University/College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences.


In the Community



Effective invariant manifolds plotted for eddies detaching from the Loop Current of the Gulf of Mexico in June 1998. The manifolds delineate the eddies and orchestrate the transport in and out of their cores. Courtesy of Kuznetsov, et al.
More detail from MAM poster

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