Dynamically Consistent Parameterization of Mesoscale Eddies
This work aims at developing new approach for parameterizing mesoscale eddy effects for use in non-eddy-resolving ocean circulation models.
These effects are often modelled as some diffusion process or a stochastic forcing, and the proposed approach is implicitly related to the latter category.
The idea is to approximate transient eddy flux divergence in a simple way, to find its actual dynamical footprints by solving a simplified but dynamically
relevant problem, and to relate the ensemble of footprints to the large-scale flow properties.