Air-Sea Interaction

(Sergey Gulev, +33-6-




Announcement of student internship on air-sea exchanges at LEGI




Lecture 1 (Introduction)


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Lecture 2/3 (Short-wave radiation)


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F77 codes: SWM_TEST.F (fortran code)



Lecture 4/5 (Long-wave radiation)


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F77 codes: LW_TEST.F (fortran code)





Lecture 6/7/8 (Turbulent fluxes)


basics of turbulence PPT handout

concepts of parameterizations PPT handout

practice of parameterizations PPT handout


F77 codes FLUX_TEST.F (fortran code)

COARE3-algorithm (fortran code)

COARE3 - test file

COARE3 - result file


Lecture 9 (Climatologies of air-sea fluxes)


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Lecture 10 (Air-sea exchanges under stormy and calm conditions)


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F77 codes grat.f (fortran code for free convection paramterization of turbulent fluxes under calm conditions)


Lecture 11 (Air-sea exchanges - impact on atmospheric boundary layer)


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FASTEX-CATCH movie English French


Lecture 12 (Air-sea exchanges - impact on ocean circulation)


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