Bjerknessenteret for klimaforskning er et samarbeid mellom Universitetet i Bergen, Norce, Nansensenteret og Havforskningsinstituttet. 

Mehmet Ilicak

I am a Research Scientist at the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, working with Dr. Mats Bentsen and Dr. Helge Drange. I got my PhD at Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) in the Meteorology & Physical Oceanography Department (MPO). 

I am interested in small scale mixing in the ocean and its representation in large scale climate models. My main focus areas include gravity currents, exchange flows and deep convection. I use climate models for developing parameterization, hypothesis testing, and high resolution numerical simulations for idealized process studies.

Research interests:

  • Stratified turbulence

  • Eddies in the ocean

  • Spurious numerical mixing

  • Hydraulically controlled flows in narrow straits

  • Ocean model improvement

  • Horizontal Convection

  • Performance of 2nd order turbulence closures in OGCMs

  • Effect of topography in overflows

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Forsker II / Researcher II

Uni Research Klima / Uni Research Climate

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