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Achim Wirth

Achim Wirth

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Merlet, L., Wirth, A., & Bonamy, C. (2022). Three-Dimensional visualisation and animation of CROCO numerical data using ParaView. Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP, LEGI, 38000 Grenoble, France.
Wirth, A., & Negretti, M. E. (2022). Intruding gravity currents and their recirculation in a rotating frame: Numerical results. Ocean Modelling, 173, 101994.


Negretti, M. E., Tucciarone, F., & Wirth, A. (2021). Intruding gravity currents and re-circulation in a rotating frame: Laboratory experiments. Physics of Fluids, 33(9), 096607.
Wirth, A. (2021). Determining the dependence of the power supply to the ocean on the length and time scales of the dynamics between the meso-scale and the synoptic scale, from satellite data. Ocean Dynamics, .
Wirth, A., & Chapron, B. (2021). Empirical evidence of a fluctuation theorem for the wind mechanical power input into the ocean. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 28(3), 371–378.
Wirth, A., & Lemarié, F. (2021). Jarzynski equality and Crooks relation for local models of air-sea interaction. Earth System Dynamics, 12(2), 689–708.


Cardin, V., Wirth, A., Khosravi, M., & Gačić, M. (2020). South Adriatic Recipes: Estimating the Vertical Mixing in the Deep Pit. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 565982.


Wirth, A. (2019). On fluctuating momentum exchange in idealised models of air sea interaction. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 26(4), 457–477.


Nagel, T., Chauchat, J., Wirth, A., & Bonamy, C. (2018). On the multi-scale interactions between an offshore-wind-turbine wake and the ocean-sediment dynamics in an idealized framework – A numerical investigation. Renewable Energy, 115, 783–796.
Wirth, A. (2018). A Fluctuation–Dissipation Relation for the Ocean Subject to Turbulent Atmospheric Forcing. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 48(4), 831–843.
Wirth, A., & Flór, J. - B. (2018). Pressure drag of two-layer shallow-water flow at an inclined oceanic ridge, independent of velocity.


Moulin, A., & Wirth, A. (2016). Momentum Transfer Between an Atmospheric and an Oceanic Layer at the Synoptic and the Mesoscale: An Idealized Numerical Study. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 160(3), 551–568.


Akuetevi, C. Q. C., & Wirth, A. (2015). Dynamics of turbulent western-boundary currents at low latitude in a shallow-water model. Ocean Science, (11), 471–481.
Nagel, T., Chauchat, J., & Wirth, A. (2015). Investigation Of The Multi-Scale Interactions Between An Offshore Wind Turbine Wake And The Ocean-Sediment Dynamics In A Indealized Framework. In E-proceedings of the 36th IAHR World Congress. The Hague, Netherlands.
Wirth, A. (2015). A Guided Tour Through Buoyancy Driven Flows and Mixing. France.
Wirth, A. (2015). A Guided Tour Through Physical Oceanography. France, France.


Ripesi, P., Biferale, L., Sbragaglia, M., & Wirth, A. (2014). Natural convection with mixed insulating and conducting boundary conditions: low- and high-Rayleigh-number regimes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 742, 636–663.
Wirth, A., Gostiaux, L., Bouruet-Aubertot, P., Lott, F., & Plougonven, R. (2014). Book of Abstract of Symposium OGOA : ”Ondes de Gravité dans l’Océan et l’Atmosphère”, 23-24 mai 2013.


Moulin, A., & Wirth, A. (2013). A Drag-Induced Barotropic Instability in Air–Sea Interaction. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 44, 733–741.
Wirth, A. (2013). Inertia-gravity waves generated by near balanced flow in 2 layershallow water turbulence on the beta plane. In Symposium OGOA. Lyon, France.
Wirth, A. (2013). Inertia-gravity waves generated by near balanced flow in 2-layer shallow water turbulence on the β-plane. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 20, 25–34.


Wirth, A. (2012). Laminar and weakly turbulent oceanic gravity currents performing inertial oscillations. Ocean Science, 8, 301–317.


Wirth, A. (2011). Estimation of friction parameters in gravity currents by data assimilation in a model hierarchy. Ocean Science, 7, 245–255.


Laanaia, N., Wirth, A., Molines, J. - M., Barnier, B., & Verron, J. (2010). On the numerical resolution of the bottom layer in simulations of oceanic gravity currents. Ocean Science, 6, 563–572.
Wirth, A. (2010). Etudes et évaluation de processus océaniques par des hiérarchies de modèles. Ph.D. thesis, Université Joseph-Fourier - Grenoble I, .
Wirth, A. (2010). On the Ekman Spiral with an Anisotropic Eddy Viscosity. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 137, 327–331.
Wirth, A. (2010). On the Vanishing of the Interfacial Ekman Layer. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 41, 1035–1040.
Wirth, A. (2010). Turbulent fluxes in oceanic gravity currents. EGU General Assembly 2010, 12, 1566.


Wirth, A. (2009). On the basic structure of oceanic gravity currents. Ocean Dynamics, 59, 551–563.


Frisch, U., Kurien, S., Pandit, R., Pauls, W., Ray, S. S., Wirth, A., et al. (2008). Hyperviscosity, Galerkin Truncation, and Bottlenecks in Turbulence. Physical Review Letters, 101, 144501.
Wirth, A., & Verron, J. (2008). Estimation of friction parameters and laws in 1.5D shallow-water gravity currents on the f-plane, by data assimilation. Ocean Dynamics, , 247.


Wirth, A., & Barnier, B. (2007). Mean circulation and structures of tilted ocean deep convection. Journal of Physical Oceanography, 38, 803.
Wirth, A., & Verron, J. (2007). Vertical Transport and Mixing Induced by Eddy Interaction in the Ocean. In 18e Congrès Français de Mécanique. Grenoble, France.


Wirth, A., & Barnier, B. (2006). Tilted convective plumes in numerical experiments. Ocean Modelling, 12(1), 101–111.


Wirth, A. (2005). A non-hydrostatic flat-bottom ocean model entirely based on Fourier expansion. Ocean Modelling, 9(1), 71–87.


Wirth, A. (2000). The parameterization of baroclinic instability in a simple model. Journal of marine research, 58, 571–583.
Wirth, A., & Ghil, M. (2000). Error evolution in the dynamics of an ocean general circulation model. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, 32, 419–431.


Karaca, M., Wirth, A., & Ghil, M. (1999). A box model for the paleoceanography of the Black Sea. Geophysical Research Letters, 26, 497–500.
Lanotte, A. S., Noullez, A., Vergassola, M., & Wirth, A. (1999). Large-scale dynamo produced by negative magnetic eddy diffusivities. Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, 91, 131–146.


Benzi, R., Biferale, L., & Wirth, A. (1997). Analytic Calculation of Anomalous Scaling in Random Shell Models for a Passive Scalar. Physical Review Letters, 78, 4926–4929.
Biferale, L., & Wirth, A. (1997). A minimal model for intermittency of passive scalars. Turbulence Modeling and Vortex Dynamics, 491, 65.
Frisch, U., & Wirth, A. (1997). Intermittency of passive scalars in delta-correlated flow: Introduction to recent work. Turbulence Modeling and Vortex Dynamics, 491, 53.
Wirth, A. (1997). An Extension of Spectral Methods to Quasi-Periodic and Multiscale Problems. Journal of Computational Physics, 132, 285–290.


Frisch, U., & Wirth, A. (1996). Inertial-diffusive range for a passive scalar advected by a white-in-time velocity field. EPL – Europhysics Letters, 35, 683–688.
Vergassola, M., & Wirth, A. (1996). Large-Scale Dynamics in Burgers Equation. Journal de Physique II, 6, 1841–1849.
Wirth, A., & Biferale, L. (1996). Anomalous scaling in random shell models for passive scalars. Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 54, 4982–4989.


Wirth, A., Gama, S., & Frisch, U. (1995). Eddy viscosity of three-dimensional flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 288, 249–264.


Wirth, A. (1994). Complex eddy-viscosity: a three-dimensional effect. Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, 76, 312–317.