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Dr Michael Herzog

Dr Michael Herzog

Moran Lecturer in Climate Research (Geography)


Specialist research areas

Boundary Layers:

 

Boundary layer structure

    • interaction between atmospheric boundary layer, surface fluxes, cloud and precipitation

Compressible Flows:

 

Gas dynamics

    • development and application of numerical models for the atmosphere for LES

Convection:

 

Moist convection

    • development of convection parameterizations for climate models

Plumes/thermals

    • study of volcanic, biomass and convective plumes through numerical simulation

Geophysical Flows:

 

Air/sea interactions

    • interaction between surface fluxes, atmosphere, formation of clouds and precipitation

Atmospheric flows

    • study of interaction between dynamical and microphysical processes

Meteorology

    • numerical modelling of atmospheric processes

Instability:

 

Absolute/convective instability

    • triggering of atmospheric convection

Mathematical Foundations:

 

Computational methods

    • application of adaptive grid approaches in atmospheric modelling

Multiphase and Particle-laden Flows:

 

Multiphase flow

    • dynamics of gas particle mixtures mainly in the context of volcanic plumes

Phase Change:

 

Condensation/evaporation

    • representation of aerosol and cloud microphysical processes in numerical models for the atmosphere

Departments and Institutes

Geography:

Collaborators

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Application Areas

 

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Natural world

    • Geological
    • Weather & climate

Techniques

 

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Numerical

Grid-based

    • Large-eddy simulation
    • Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes

Localised

    • Finite element modelling