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Philip Du Toit
Graduate Student, Control and Dynamical Systems

A recently developed computational method is used to visualize eddy structures in the global ocean. The image is generated using ocean current velocity data, and reveals intricate eddy structures that are principally responsible for mixing and energy transfer in the ocean.

dutoit@caltech.edu

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