Daniel A. Birch
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
UCSD, 9500 Gilman Drive
Mail Code 0218
La Jolla, CA 92093-0218
I am interested in the stirring and mixing of conservative and non-conservative tracers in the ocean. I am also interested in mathematical models for biological problems and the relationship between continuous models for populations and the discrete individuals they represent.
2007 PhD in oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego
2005 Advanced to candidacy in physical oceanography at SIO
2002 Enrolled in the PhD program at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego
2001-2002 Studied biology at the University of New Hampshire
2001 BA in Math and Physics, Brandeis University
- Birch, D. A., Young, W. R., and Franks P. J. S. Plankton layer profiles as determined by shearing, sinking, and swimming. Limnology and Oceanography, submitted.
Birch, D. A.,
Young, W. R., and Franks P. J. S. Thin layers of plankton:
formation by shear and death by diffusion. Deep-Sea Research Part 1, in press.
Birch, D. A., Tsang, Y., and Young, W. R. Bounding biomass
in the Fisher equation. Physical Review E, 75, 066304, 2007.
- Birch, D. A. and
Young, W. R. A master equation for a spatial population model
with pair interactions. Theoretical Population Biology, Volume 70,
Issue 1, August 2006, Pages 26-42.
- Scripps Institution of Oceanography
- Aaron Birch
- Frank Birch