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EFM Outreach at UW Engineering Discovery Days: Lock Exchange Experiment

The Environmental Fluid Mechanics Group holds an annual educational exhibit at the UW Engineering Discovery Days. In Spring 2019, our group taught hundreds of K-12 students about how water density impacts fluid motion in estuaries with the lock exchange experiment. Here is a link to our exhibit ‘how to’ guide and demo worksheet for those interested this outreach activity.

Perfect publishes peer-reviewed paper: pointy protuberances produce perplexing patterns, pretty pictures presented

New Paper in Geophysical Research Letters:
Vortex Structures in the Wake of an Idealized Seamount in Rotating, Stratified Flow
Published by Perfect, Kumar, Riley

Online Journal Link