Jan Erik Weber

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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

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

  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2022). On the coupling between surface waves and the motion in a flexible porous surface layer. Ocean Modelling. ISSN 1463-5003. 174. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2022). A note on the temporal and spatial attenuation of ocean waves. Ocean Modelling. ISSN 1463-5003. 175. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Børve, Eli (2022). On group velocity and spatial damping of diurnal continental shelf waves . Continental Shelf Research. ISSN 0278-4343. 232. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2021.104630. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Ghaffari, Peygham (2021). Wave-induced Lagrangian drift in a porous seabed . Environmental Fluid Mechanics. ISSN 1567-7419. doi: 10.1007/s10652-021-09823-4. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2021). On the Stokes drift in traveling surface pulses. Ocean Modelling. ISSN 1463-5003. 166. doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2021.101847. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Broström, Göran (2021). Convection in conditionally unstable seawater. AIP Advances. ISSN 2158-3226. 11(7). doi: 10.1063/5.0053629. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Børve, Eli (2021). Diurnal continental shelf waves with a permeable coastal boundary: Application to the shelf northwest of Norway. European journal of mechanics. B, Fluids. ISSN 0997-7546. 89, p. 64–71. doi: 10.1016/j.euromechflu.2021.05.003. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Christensen, Kai Håkon (2021). On the analogy between rigid plate motion and mean momentum transfer in surface gravity waves . AIP Advances. ISSN 2158-3226. 11(4). doi: 10.1063/5.0043751. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2021). Lagrangian drift in a permeable bottom layer induced by internal gravity waves. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography. ISSN 0280-6495. 73(1), p. 1–9. doi: 10.1080/16000870.2021.1877461. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Christensen, Kai Håkon (2021). On the singular behavior of the Stokes drift in layered miscible fluids. Wave motion. ISSN 0165-2125. 102, p. 1–8. doi: 10.1016/j.wavemoti.2021.102712. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ghaffari, Peygham; Weber, Jan Erik H.; Nøst, Ole Anders & Drivdal, Magnus (2020). Stokes drift in topographic waves over an enclosed basin shelf. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 50(5), p. 1197–1211. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-19-0126.1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2019). A Lagrangian study of internal Gerstner- and Stokes-type gravity waves. Wave motion. ISSN 0165-2125. 88, p. 257–264. doi: 10.1016/j.wavemoti.2019.06.002. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Christensen, Kai Håkon (2019). Virtual wave stress and transient mean drift in spatially damped long interfacial waves. European journal of mechanics. B, Fluids. ISSN 0997-7546. 77, p. 162–170. doi: 10.1016/j.euromechflu.2019.04.004. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2019). Lagrangian studies of wave-induced flows in a viscous ocean. Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. ISSN 0967-0645. 160, p. 68–81. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2018.10.011. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ghaffari, Peygham; Isachsen, Pål Erik; Nøst, Ole Anders & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2018). The influence of topography on the stability of the Norwegian Atlantic Current off Northern Norway. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 48(11), p. 2761–2777. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-17-0235.1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2018). An interfacial Gerstner-type trapped wave. Wave motion. ISSN 0165-2125. 77, p. 186–194. doi: 10.1016/j.wavemoti.2017.12.002. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2017). Equatorial Stokes drift and Rossby rip currents. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. ISSN 2169-9275. 122(6), p. 4819–4828. doi: 10.1002/2016JC012653. Full text in Research Archive
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2017). Vertically varying Eulerian mean currents induced by internal coastal Kelvin waves. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. ISSN 2169-9275. 122(2), p. 1222–1231. doi: 10.1002/2016JC012377. Full text in Research Archive
  • Drivdal, Magnus Bjørn; Weber, Jan Erik H. & Debernard, Jens B. (2016). Dispersion relation for continental shelf waves when the shallow shelf part has an arbitrary width: Application to the shelf west of Norway. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 46(2), p. 537–549. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-15-0023.1.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H.; Drivdal, Magnus Bjørn; Christensen, Kai Håkon & Brostrøm, Gøran (2015). Some aspects of the Coriolis-Stokes forcing in the oceanic momentum and energy budgets. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. ISSN 2169-9275. 120(8), p. 5589–5596. doi: 10.1002/2015JC010717.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2015). Eulerian volume transport induced by spatially damped internal equatorial Kelvin waves. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 45(7), p. 1794–1803. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-14-0102.1.
  • Broström, Göran; Christensen, Kai Håkon; Drivdal, Magnus & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2014). Note on Coriolis-Stokes force and energy. Ocean Dynamics. ISSN 1616-7341. 64(7), p. 1039–1045. doi: 10.1007/s10236-014-0723-8.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Ghaffari, Peygham (2014). Mass transport in internal coastal Kelvin waves. European journal of mechanics. B, Fluids. ISSN 0997-7546. 47, p. 151–157. doi: 10.1016/j.euromechflu.2014.02.006.
  • Ghaffari, Peygham & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2014). Mass transport in the Stokes edge wave for constant arbitrary bottom slope in a rotating ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 44(4), p. 1161–1174. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-13-0171.1.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H.; Christensen, Kai Håkon & Broström, Göran (2014). Stokes drift in internal equatorial Kelvin waves; continuous stratification versus two-layer models. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 44(2), p. 591–599. doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-13-0135.1.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Drivdal, Magnus Bjørn (2012). Radiation stress and mean drift in continental shelf waves. Continental Shelf Research. ISSN 0278-4343. 35, p. 108–116. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2012.01.001.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2012). A note on trapped Gerstner waves. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. ISSN 2169-9275. 117. doi: 10.1029/2011JC007776.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Støylen, Eivind (2011). Mean drift velocity in the Stokes interfacial edge wave. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. ISSN 2169-9275. 116(C04002). doi: 10.1029/2010JC006619.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2011). Do we observe Gerstner waves in wave tank experiments? Wave motion. ISSN 0165-2125. 48(4), p. 301–309. doi: 10.1016/j.wavemoti.2010.11.005.
  • Støylen, Eivind & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2010). Mass transport induced by internal Kelvin waves beneath shore-fast ice. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. ISSN 2169-9275. 115(C03022). doi: 10.1029/2009JC005298.
  • Wåhlin, Anna Kristine; Johansson, A. M.; Aas, Eyvind; Brostrøm, G.; Weber, Jan Erik H. & Grue, John (2010). Horizontal convection in water heated by infrared radiation and cooled by evaporation: scaling analysis and experimental results. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography. ISSN 0280-6495. 62A(2), p. 154–169. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0870.2009.00427.x.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H.; Christensen, Kai Håkon & Denamiel, Clea (2009). Wave-induced setup of the mean surface over a sloping beach. Continental Shelf Research. ISSN 0278-4343. 29(11-12), p. 1448–1453. doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2009.03.010.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Ghaffari, Peygham (2009). Mass transport in the Stokes edge wave. Journal of Marine Research. ISSN 0022-2402. 67(2), p. 213–224. doi: 10.1357/002224009789051182.
  • Brostrøm, Gøran; Christensen, Kai Håkon & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). A quasi-Eulerian, quasi-Lagrangian view of surface-wave- induced flow in the ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 38, p. 1122–1130.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). A note on mixing due to surface wave breaking. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. ISSN 2169-9275. 113(C11009). doi: 10.1029/2008JC004758.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H.; Brostrom, G & Christensen, Kai Håkon (2008). Radiation stress and depth-dependent drift in surface waves with dissipation. International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering. ISSN 1053-5381. 18(1), p. 8–13.
  • Weber, Jan Erik & Løyning, Terje B. (2006). Thermobaric effect on slantwise convection in cold seawater. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography. ISSN 0280-6495. 58(3), p. 385–391.
  • Weber, Jan Erik; Brostrøm, Gøran & Saetra, Øyvind (2006). Eulerian versus Lagrangian approaches to the wave-induced transport in the upper ocean. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 36(11), p. 2106–2118.
  • Christensen, Kai Håkon & Weber, Jan Erik (2005). Drift of an inextensible sheet caused by surface waves. Environmental Fluid Mechanics. ISSN 1567-7419. 5, p. 495–505. doi: 10.1007/s10652-005-1052-8.
  • Christensen, Kai Håkon & Weber, Jan Erik (2005). Wave-induced drift of large floating sheets. Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics. ISSN 0309-1929. 99(6), p. 433–443. doi: 10.1080/03091920500357119.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2005). Mean drift velocity in viscous flow over a corrugated bottom. Physics of Fluids. ISSN 1070-6631. 17, p. 113102-1–113102-8.
  • Høydalsvik, Frode & Weber, Jan Erik (2003). Mass transport velocity in free barotropic Poincare waves. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 33, p. 2000–2012.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). Heat, salt and mass transfer at a cold ice wall exposed to seawater near its freezing point. Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics. ISSN 0309-1929. 97(3), p. 213–224.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). Wave-induced mass transport in the oceanic surface layer. Journal of Physical Oceanography. ISSN 0022-3670. 33, p. 2527–2533.
  • Weber, Jan Erik & Christensen, Kai Håkon (2003). Mean drift induced by free and forced dilational waves. Physics of Fluids. ISSN 1070-6631. 15, p. 3703–3709.

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  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2019). Internal Gerstner- and Stokes-type gravity waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2018). Virtual wave stress and transient particle drift in spatially damped long interfacial waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2018). Cold ice in warm seawater - freezing or melting?
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2018). Lagrangian approach to wave-induced flow in a viscous rotating ocean.
  • 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. (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. (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). Mechanical analogy to nonlinear wave-induced mass transport.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2014). Buoyancy effects in fluids – An educational journey.
  • 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.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2012). Offshore vindmølleparker og havmiljø.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2012). Trapped Gerstner waves over a steeply sloping shelf.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2012). The Stokes edge wave in a Gerstner formulation.
  • Drivdal, Magnus & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2012). Mean Lagrangian drift in contintnetal shelf waves.
  • 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. (2011). Bølger i havet.
  • 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.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Ghaffari, Peygham (2010). Mass transport in the Stokes 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. & Brostrøm, Gøran (2009). Density-driven convection between horizontal planes in a conditionally unstable fluid.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2009). Do we observe Gerstner waves in wave tank experiments?
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. & Støylen, Eivind (2009). Mass transport induced by internal Kelvin waves beneath shore fast ice.
  • 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. ISSN 1891-635X.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Brostrøm, Gøran; Christensen, Kai Håkon & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). How to include surfaces waves in an ocean model.
  • Weber, Jan Erik H. (2008). Mixing due to breaking surface waves.
  • 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.
  • Christensen, Kai Håkon; Brostrøm, Gøran & Weber, Jan Erik H. (2007). A new model for the drift in progressive surface gravity waves.
  • 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; Brostrøm, Gøran & Weber, Jan Erik (2006). A new model for the mean drift in surface gravity waves.
  • Weber, Jan Erik; Brostrøm, Gøran & Christensen, Kai Håkon (2006). Radiation stress and the drift in gravity waves with weak friction.
  • 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 (2005). Wave-induced transport in the upper ocean.
  • Weber, Jan Erik & Løyning, Terje B. (2005). Thermobaric effect on slantwise convection in cold seawater.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2005). Freezing of seawater at a cold wall.
  • 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.
  • 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). Destruktive havbølger eller tsunamier. In Reisegg, Øyvind (Eds.), Store Norske Årbok 2004. Aschehoug og Gyldendal. ISSN 8257314692.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2004). A Lagrangian approach to wave-induced oceanic mass transport.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2004). Wave-mean flow interaction in a very viscous fluid.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). Sea-Ice Interactions, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). UNESCO.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). A simple Stefan approach to freezing of seawater at a cold plane surface.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). A simple Stefan approach to freezing of salt water at a cold plane surface.
  • Weber, Jan Erik (2003). Wind-and wave-induced mass transport in the ocean.

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