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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 :

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

Movie of the 2013 school

Core lectures
Fundamentals of fluid mechanics
Flow instabilities
Environmental fluid dynamics & cryosphere
Atmosphere & ocean

Applied lectures
Renewable Energies: Hydro, Wind & Marine
Paleoclimate and Biogeochemical cycles
Fluid structure interactions
Hydrology and water resources

Invited talks
Meteorology on Mars: extraterrestrial fluid dynamics
How to forecast air quality ?
Ocean and climate
Climate changes and policy


Paul Billant
Pascale Bouruet-Aubertot
Lucie Bordois
Colm-cille Caulfield
Jean-Marc Chomaz
Olivier Doaré
Francois Forget
Jérôme Fortin
Fabien Gillet-Chaulet
Eric Guyliardi
Peter Haynes
Jean Jouzel
Lutz Lesshafft
Paul Linden
Laurent Menut
Caroline Muller
Sabine Ortiz
Didier Paillard
Riwal Plougonven
Guillaume Roullet
Matthieu Roy-Barman
Alexandre Stegner
John Taylor
Vladimir Zeitlin
Daniel Zimmer

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