• Subscribe

Image of the Week - More than a TOY

Image of the week - More than a TOY

Image courtesy CU/NCAR and the TOY Geophysical Turbulence Summer School

Every year, the Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences conducts a 3-week-long Geophysical Turbulence Summer School, in which students learn how to model complex phenomena as part of a course on computational methods, scientific computing and visualization. In 2008, their Theme Of the Year, or TOY, was on gravity waves. And the above is what team of students - Jochem Floor, Neven-Stjepan Fuckar, and Dorota Jarecka - came up with, to illustrate the idea of a gravity wave.

Join the conversation

Do you have story ideas or something to contribute? Let us know!

Copyright © 2023 Science Node ™  |  Privacy Notice  |  Sitemap

Disclaimer: While Science Node ™ does its best to provide complete and up-to-date information, it does not warrant that the information is error-free and disclaims all liability with respect to results from the use of the information.


We encourage you to republish this article online and in print, it’s free under our creative commons attribution license, but please follow some simple guidelines:
  1. You have to credit our authors.
  2. You have to credit ScienceNode.org — where possible include our logo with a link back to the original article.
  3. You can simply run the first few lines of the article and then add: “Read the full article on ScienceNode.org” containing a link back to the original article.
  4. The easiest way to get the article on your site is to embed the code below.