Jan Erik Weber

Professor emeritus
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Visiting address Forskningsparken Gaustadalléen 21 0349 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1022 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Air-sea interaction
  • Buoyancy-driven convection
  • Sea ice formation
  • Topographic wave generation and propagation
  • Turbulent mixing
  • Wind- and wave-induced ocean currents
  • Dynamics of very viscous fluids
  • Elastic film interaction with surface waves

Teaching

Higher education and employment history

Education

  • 1974: Dr. Philos (Ph.D.) Appl. Math.
  • 1969: Cand. Real. (M.S.) Appl. Math.

Positions held

  • 1979 - present: Professor, Department of Geophysics, University of Oslo
  • 1978 - 1979: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo
  • 1977 - 1978: Senior Scientist, The Norwegian Meteorological Institute
  • 1974 - 1975: Senior Visitor, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 1973 - 1977: University Research Fellow. University of Oslo
  • 1970 - 1973: Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics 1970 - 1973
  • 1986 (6 mnd), 1997 (3 mnd): Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge, UK
Tags: Oceanography, Air-sea interaction, Buoyancy-driven convection, Sea ice formation, Topographic wave, Turbulent mixing

Publications

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  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2016). Mechanical plate analogy to nonlinear wave-induced mass transport.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Christensen, Kai Håkon (2016). Mean particle drift in long gravity waves at the interface between immiscible viscous fluids.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Ghaffari, Peygham (2016). Mean currents induced by spatially damped internal Kelvin waves: Application to Van Mijenfjorden in Svalbard.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2015). Baroclinic wave-induced mass transport in an Arctic sill fjord.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2015). Mean drift in baroclinic Rossby waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2014). Buoyancy effects in fluids – An educational journey.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2014). Mechanical analogy to nonlinear wave-induced mass transport.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2014). Stokes drift in internal waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H.; Christensen, Kai Håkon & Broström, Göran (2013). Stokes drift in internal equatorial Kelvin waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2013). Mixing induced by breaking waves.
  • Drivdal, Magnus & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2012). Mean Lagrangian drift in contintnetal shelf waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2012). Offshore vindmølleparker og havmiljø.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2012). The Stokes edge wave in a Gerstner formulation.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2012). Trapped Gerstner waves over a steeply sloping shelf.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2011). Bølger i havet.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2011). Minnetale over professor dr. philos. Hans Ragnar Kristian Økland. Årbok / Det norske videnskaps-akademi.  ISSN 0332-6209.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Ghaffari, Peygham (2010). Mass transport in the Stokes edge wave.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Støylen, Eivind (2010). Mass transport in the Stokes interfacial edge wave.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Støylen, Eivind (2010). Nonlinear drift in the Stokes interfacial edge wave.
  • Støylen, Eivind & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2009). Mass transport induced by internal Kelvin waves beneath shorefast ice. Geophysical Research Abstracts.  ISSN 1029-7006.  11
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2009). Do we observe Gerstner waves in wave tank experiments?.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Brostrøm, Gøran (2009). Density-driven convection between horizontal planes in a conditionally unstable fluid.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Støylen, Eivind (2009). Mass transport induced by internal Kelvin waves beneath shore fast ice.
  • Brostrøm, Gøran; Christensen, Kai Håkon & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). How to include surfaces waves in an ocean model.
  • Wåhlin, Anna Kristine; Ericsson, A.M.; Aas, Eyvind; Brostrøm, G.; Weber, Jan Erik H. & Grue, John (2008). Horizontal convection in water heated by infrared radiation and cooled by evaporation.
  • Støylen, Eivind & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). Mean mass transport induced by internal Kelvin waves, with application to the circulation in the Van Mijen fjord in Svalbard.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). Fakta om havnivået i norske farvann.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). Mixing at the top of the mixed layer - the effect of surface-wave breaking.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). Mixing due to breaking surface waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). Mixing due to surface-wave breaking. Geophysical Research Abstracts.  ISSN 1029-7006.  10
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Gjevik, Bjørn (2008). Havnivået langs Norskekysten. Forskning.no : nettavis med nyheter fra norsk og internasjonal forskning.
  • Christensen, Kai Håkon; Brostrøm, Gøran & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2007). A new model for the drift in progressive surface gravity waves.
  • Christensen, Kai Håkon; Brostrøm, Gøran & Weber, Jan Erik (2006). A new model for the mean drift in surface gravity waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2006). How shallow-water waves induce an anti-cyclonic mean drift around banks and islands in an inviscid rotating ocean.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2006). Turbulent plumes driven by horizontal buoyancy fluxes.
  • Weber, Jan Erik; Brostrøm, Gøran & Christensen, Kai Håkon (2006). Radiation stress and the drift in gravity waves with weak friction.
  • Weber, Jan Erik; Brostrøm, Gøran & Saetra, Øyvind (2006). A wave-driven surge model for the deep ocean. Geophysical Research Abstracts.  ISSN 1029-7006.  8
  • Weber, Jan Erik; Christensen, Kai Håkon & Brostrøm, Gøran (2006). Radiation stress and the drift in gravity waves with Rayleigh friction.
  • Christensen, Kai Håkon & Weber, Jan Erik (2005). Drift of an inextensible sheet caused by surface waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2005). Eulerian vs Lagrangian analyses of the wave-induced transport in the upper ocean.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2005). Freezing of seawater at a cold wall.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2005). Wave-induced transport in the upper ocean.
  • Weber, Jan Erik & Løyning, Terje B. (2005). Thermobaric effect on slantwise convection in cold seawater.
  • Wåhlin, Anna Kristine; Ericsson, A. M.; Aas, Eyvind & Weber, Jan Erik (2005). Horizontal convection in water heated by infra-red radiation and cooled by evaporation.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2004). A Lagrangian approach to wave-induced oceanic mass transport.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2004). Destruktive havbølger eller tsunamier, I: Øyvind Reisegg (red.),  Store Norske Årbok 2004.  Aschehoug og Gyldendal.  ISBN 8257314692.  kapittel.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2004). Wave-mean flow interaction in a very viscous fluid.
  • Høydalsvik, Frode & Weber, Jan Erik (2003). Mass transport velocity in free barotropic Poincare waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). A simple Stefan approach to freezing of salt water at a cold plane surface.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). A simple Stefan approach to freezing of seawater at a cold plane surface.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). Heat,salt and mass transfer at a cold ice wall exposed to seawater near its freezing point.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). Sea-Ice Interactions, In  Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS).  UNESCO.  Earth and athmospheric sciences/Oceanography.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). Wind-and wave-induced mass transport in the ocean.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2002). Ekman transport induced by spatially damped surface waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2002). Geophysical Fluid Dynamics. Part II: Ocean Dynamics.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2002). Heat, salt and mass transfer associated with ice shelf calving.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2002). Hvorfor driver ikke havisen i vindens retning?.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2002). Mean momentum balance for spatially damped surface waves in a viscous rotating ocean.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2002). Mean momentum in spatially damped surface waves.
  • Høydalsvik, Frode & Weber, Jan Erik (2001). On mass transport in barotropic Sverdrup waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2001). A note on mean momentum in spatially damped surface waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2001). Laminar flow of seawater near a very long and cold vertical ice wall.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2001). Non-linear, spatially damped surface waves in wave tank experiments.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2001). The fate of mean wave momentum.
  • Debernard, Jens & Weber, Jan Erik (2000). Mass transport and Stokes drift induced by a moving corrugated plate in a very viscous fluid.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2000). Simple analysis of the transient flow of seawater near a cold vertical ice wall.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2000). Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Part I and Part II.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2000). Simple analysis of the transient flow of seawater near a cold vertical ice wall.

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