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Oliver Buhler

Professor of Mathematics and Atmosphere/Ocean Science

19962019
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Research Output 1996 2019

2019

Two-dimensional isotropic inertia-gravity wave turbulence

Xie, J. H. & Buhler, O., Aug 10 2019, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 872, p. 752-783 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gravity waves
gravity waves
inertia
Turbulence
turbulence
2018

Exact third-order structure functions for two-dimensional turbulence

Xie, J. H. & Buhler, O., Sep 25 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 851, p. 672-686 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turbulence
turbulence
White noise
Energy transfer
white noise

Wave-induced mean flows in rotating shallow water with uniform potential vorticity

Thomas, J., Buhler, O. & Shafer-Smith, K., Mar 25 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 839, p. 408-429 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shallow water
Vorticity
vorticity
Water
standing waves
2017

Anisotropic Helmholtz and wave-vortex decomposition of one-dimensional spectra

Buhler, O., Kuang, M. & Tabak, E., Mar 25 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 815, p. 361-387 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vortex flow
Anisotropy
vortices
Decomposition
decomposition

Near-inertial wave dispersion by geostrophic flows

Thomas, J., Smith, K. S. & Bühler, O., Apr 25 2017, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 817, p. 406-438 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave dispersion
shallow water
hydrostatics
Modulation
anticyclones
2016

On the Wind Generation of Water Waves

Buhler, O., Shatah, J., Walsh, S. & Zeng, C., May 21 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Archive for Rational Mechanics and Analysis. p. 1-52 52 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water waves
Water Waves
Laminar flow
Vortex Sheet
Surface tension

The dynamics of mesoscale winds in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere

Callies, J., Buhler, O. & Ferrari, R., 2016, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 73, 12, p. 4853-4872 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stratosphere
troposphere
aircraft
tropopause
decomposition
2015

Evolution of tsunami-induced internal acoustic-gravity waves

Wei, C., Buhler, O. & Tabak, E., 2015, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 72, 6, p. 2303-2317 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acoustic wave
tsunami
gravity wave
acoustics
ionosphere

On the concentration of near-inertial waves in anticyclones

Danioux, E., Vanneste, J. & Buhler, O., May 14 2015, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 773, p. R21-R212

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

anticyclones
conservation laws
Conservation
Steady flow
microgravity

Particle dispersion by nonlinearly damped random waves

Buhler, O. & Guo, Y., Dec 2 2015, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 786, p. 332-347 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

internal waves
damping
diffusivity
Damping
oceans
2014

A gentle stroll through EP flux theory

Bühler, O., 2014, In : European Journal of Mechanics, B/Fluids. 47, p. 12-15 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stratified Fluid
Rotating Fluid
Nonlinear Interaction
Shear Flow
shear flow

Transition from geostrophic turbulence to inertia-gravity waves in the atmospheric energy spectrum

Callies, J., Ferrari, R. & Buhler, O., Dec 2 2014, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 48, p. 17033-17038 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inertia
gravity wave
turbulence
aircraft
energetics

Waves and mean flows

Buhler, O., Apr 2014, 2 ed. Cambridge University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Wave-vortex decomposition of one-dimensional ship-track data

Buhler, O., Callies, J. & Ferrari, R., Oct 10 2014, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 756, p. 1007-1026 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ships
Ships
Vortex flow
vortices
Decomposition

Wave-vortex interactions in the nonlinear schrödinger equation

Guo, Y. & Buhler, O., Feb 21 2014, In : Physics of Fluids. 26, 2, 027105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear equations
nonlinear equations
Vortex flow
vortices
interactions

What drives the Brewer-Dobson circulation?

Cohen, N. Y., Gerber, E. & Buhler, O., 2014, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 71, 10, p. 3837-3855 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

torque
Rossby wave
gravity wave
surf zone
planetary wave
2013
stratosphere
gravity wave
general circulation model
perturbation
parameterization

Steady water waves in the presence of wind

Walsh, S., Buhler, O. & Shatah, J., 2013, In : SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis. 45, 4, p. 2182-2227 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water waves
Water Waves
Vorticity
Water
Fluid

Strong particle dispersion by weakly dissipative random internal waves

Buhler, O., Grisouard, N. & Holmes-Cerfon, M., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 719, p. R4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

internal waves
dissipation
Stochastic models
simulation
Computer simulation
2012

Forcing of oceanic mean flows by dissipating internal tides

Grisouard, N. & Buhler, O., Oct 10 2012, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 708, p. 250-278 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tides
tides
lee waves
Topography
topography
2011

Decay of an internal tide due to random topography in the ocean

Buhler, O. & Holmes-Cerfon, M., Jul 10 2011, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 678, p. 271-293 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tides
tides
Topography
topography
oceans

Particle dispersion by random waves in the rotating Boussinesq system

Holmes-Cerfon, M., Buhler, O. & Ferrari, R., Mar 10 2011, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 670, p. 150-175 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diffusivity
gravity waves
Gravity waves
tracers
velocity distribution

Streaming by leaky surface acoustic waves

Vanneste, J. & Buhler, O., Jun 8 2011, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 467, 2130, p. 1779-1800 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acoustic streaming
Surface Acoustic Wave
Streaming
Surface waves
Acoustic waves
2010

Wave–vortex interactions

Buhler, O., 2010, Fronts, waves and vortices in geophysical flows. Flor, J-B. (ed.). Springer , p. 139-187 (Lecture Notes in Physics; vol. 805).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Wave-vortex interactions in fluids and superfluids

Buhler, O., Jan 1 2010, In : Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics. 42, p. 205-228 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fluid dynamics
vortices
fluids
geophysical fluids
organizing
2009

Particle dispersion by random waves in rotating shallow water

Buhler, O. & Holmes-Cerfon, M., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 638, p. 5-26 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shallow water
diffusivity
Water
Coriolis force
oceans

Reply

Buhler, O., Hasha, A. & Scinocca, J., 2009, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 66, 7, p. 2153 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Saturation of the internal tides and induced mixing in the abyssal ocean

Muller, C. J. & Buhler, O., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Physical Oceanography. 39, 9, p. 2077-2096 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

internal tide
saturation
wave breaking
topography
ocean
2008

Gravity wave refraction by three-dimensionally varying winds and the global transport of angular momentum

Hasha, A., Buhler, O. & Scinocca, J., 2008, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 65, 9, p. 2892-2906 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

refraction
angular momentum
gravity wave
parameterization
ray tracing

Longshore current dislocation on barred beaches

Barreiro, A. K. & Buhler, O., Dec 8 2008, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 113, 12, C12004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal currents
longshore current
beaches
Beaches
dislocation
2007

Impulsive fluid forcing and water strider locomotion

Buhler, O., Feb 25 2007, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 573, p. 211-236 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

locomotion
walking
insects
Momentum
Vortex flow

Instability and focusing of internal tides in the deep ocean

Buhler, O. & Muller, C. J., Oct 10 2007, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 588, p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tides
tides
oceans
Topography
topography

Large deviation theory and extreme waves

Buhler, O., 2007, Proceedings of Aha Huliko'a Workshop. Honolulu, HI.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Transparent Boundary Conditions
Spectral Representation
Shear Flow
Advection
advection
2006

A brief introduction to classical, statistical, and quantum mechanics

Buhler, O., 2006, American Mathematical Society. (Courant Lecture Notes Series; vol. 13)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2005

Wave capture and wave-vortex duality

Buhler, O. & McIntyre, M. E., Jul 10 2005, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 534, p. 67-95 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vortex flow
vortices
impulses
Vorticity
vorticity

Wave-mean interaction theory

Buhler, O., Jan 1 2005, CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures. Springer International Publishing, p. 95-133 39 p. (CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures; vol. 483).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interaction
Fluid Dynamics
Fluid dynamics
Ocean
Atmosphere
2003

Equatorward propagation of inertia-gravity waves due to steady and intermittent wave sources

Buhler, O., Jun 1 2003, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 60, 11, p. 1410-1419 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inertia
gravity wave
wave propagation
wave damping
wave generation

Remote recoil: A new wave-mean interaction effect

Buhler, O. & McIntyre, M. E., Oct 10 2003, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 492, p. 207-230 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vortex flow
vortices
Gravity waves
gravity waves
Refraction
2002

Statistical mechanics of strong and weak point vortices in a cylinder

Buhler, O., Jul 2002, In : Physics of Fluids. 14, 7, p. 2139-2149 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Statistical mechanics
statistical mechanics
Vortex flow
vortices
Statistics
2001

Wave-driven currents and vortex dynamics on barred beaches

Buhler, O. & Jacobson, T. E., Dec 25 2001, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 449, p. 313-339 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beaches
Beaches
Vortex flow
vortices
shallow water
2000

On the vorticity transport due to dissipating or breaking waves in shallow-water flow

Buhler, O., Mar 25 2000, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 407, p. 235-263 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water flow
shallow water
Vorticity
vorticity
Gravity waves
1999

Constraints on the mean mass transport across potential vorticity contours

Buhler, O. & Haynes, P. H., Apr 1 1999, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 56, 7, p. 942-947 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

potential vorticity
mass transport
polar vortex
steady flow
hydrostatics

On shear-generated gravity waves that reach the mesosphere. Part I: Wave generation

Buhler, O., McIntyre, M. E. & Scinocca, J. F., Nov 1 1999, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 56, 21, p. 3749-3763 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave generation
mesosphere
gravity wave
turbulence
middle atmosphere

On shear-generated gravity waves that reach the mesosphere. Part II: Wave propagation

Buhler, O. & McIntyre, M. E., Nov 1 1999, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 56, 21, p. 3764-3773 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mesosphere
gravity wave
wave propagation
wave reflection
ray tracing
1998

A shallow-water model that prevents nonlinear steepening of gravity waves

Buhler, O., Sep 1 1998, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 55, 17, p. 2884-2891 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gravity wave
shallow water
shallow-water equation
potential vorticity
material

On non-dissipative wave-mean interactions in the atmosphere or oceans

Buhler, O. & McIntyre, M. E., Jan 10 1998, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 354, p. 301-343 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oceans
atmospheres
Gravity waves
Vorticity
interactions
1996

PhD dissertation: Waves and balanced mean flows in the atmosphere

Buhler, O., 1996, Supervised by Prof. Michael E. McIntyre: Cambridge University. 180 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report