__G. E. Swaters – Graduate and undergraduate
student supervision__

**Completed graduate student supervision**

**PhD THESES**

**N.
Yonemitsu**, *The stability and interfacial wave phenomena of a
salt wedge flow*, 293 pp., 1991. (Co-supervised
with N. R. Rajaratnam, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering).

**R. H. Karsten**, *Nonlinear
effects in two-layer, frontal-geostrophic models of surface ocean fronts*,
275 pp, 1998.

**P. F. Choboter**, *Modelling
abyssal equator-crossing currents*, 133 pp, 2002.

**M. K. Reszka**, *Baroclinic
frontal dynamics in the presence of continuous stratification and topography*.
196 pp., 2003.

**A. D. M. Gervais**, *Nonlinear evolution of localized internal gravity wave packets: Theory
and simulation with rotation, background flow, and anelastic effects*.
(Co-supervised with B. R. Sutherland, Dept. of Physics/EAS), 243 pp., 2023.

**MSc THESES**

**L. Yan**, *Propagation of frictionally decaying barotropic
modons over finite-amplitude topography*, 91 pp., 1989.

**W. C. Cree,** *Topographic de-phasing and amplitude modulation of
resonant Rossby wave triad packets*, 130 pp., 1990.

**N. R. Ek**, *Geostrophic scatter diagrams and the application
of free mode theory to a Northeast Pacific blocking episode*, 112 pp., 1992.

**C. B. Ropchan**, *The
role of negative energy waves in parallel shear flow instability in
hyperelastic fluid-filled tubes*, 57 pp., 1992.

** F. W. Primeau**,

**P. Timko**, *The turbulent dissipation of internal solitary
waves in a continuously stratified fluid of finite depth*, 190 pp., 1995.

**C. G. Slomp**, *On the Hamiltonian structure, stability
characteristics and finite-amplitude evolution of geostrophic fronts*, 247
pp., 1995.

**C. J. Mooney**, *Finite amplitude baroclinic instability of a
mesoscale gravity current in a channel*, 202 pp., 1995.

**F. J. Poulin**, *Mesoscale
gravity currents and cold-pools within a continuously stratified fluid
overlying gently sloping topography*, 185 pp., 1997.

**M. K. Reszka**, *Finite amplitude waves and eddy development on a
baroclinically unstable front over sloping topography*, 189 pp., 1997.

**S. J. Ha**, *Finite amplitude development of time dependent
abyssal currents*, 101 pp., 2005.

**M. R. Turnbull**,** ***Finite-amplitude
instability of time-varying frontal geostrophic currents*, 104
pp., 2006.

**J.-W. Keating**, *Numerical simulations of buoyancy-driven
abyssal ocean currents on the sphere.* 139 pp., 2009.

**C. R. Somayaji**, *Kelvin-Helmholtz instability of a
bottom-boundary jet in a stratified fluid*, 86 pp., 2013.

**A. Kim**, *Cross-equatorial flow of grounded abyssal ocean currents*, 80 pp.,
2013*.* (Co-supervised with B. R.
Sutherland, Dept. of Physics/EAS).

**A. D. M. Gervais**, *Propagation and overturning of localized anelastic internal gravity
wavepackets*, 101 pp., 2018. (Co-supervised with B. R. Sutherland, Dept. of
Physics/EAS)

**Undergraduate research students**

**F. J. Poulin**, Developed X-window based software for producing
colour movies for hydrodynamic simulations (1993). Developed finite-difference
numerical code for solving the nonlinear governing equations describing
hyperelastic fluid-filled tubes (1994). Developed a theory for
topographically-induced secondary instability in a marginally unstable
baroclinic flow (1995).

**M. Roshko**, Developed a finite-difference numerical code for
solving the three-wave interaction equations for a topographically forced
resonant triad of Rossby waves (1994).

**J. Nault**, Laboratory experiments on abyssal
currents (2002).