Fred WobusResearch by Fred Wobus

 

Title: Fred Wobus

Plymouth Ocean Forecasting Centre

School of Marine Science and Engineering

University of Plymouth, Drake Circus

Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44-1752-586185

Email: fred.wobus [at] plymouth.ac.uk

University staff website

 

 

Research interests

• Ocean forecasting • Physical oceanography • Numerical ocean circulation models •

• Dense water cascading • Shelf–deep sea exchanges •

• Arabian Gulf • Black Sea • Arctic Ocean •

Curriculum vitae

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Publications

Refereed Journals:

·        Mikaelyan A.S., G.I. Shapiro, V.K. Chasovnikov, F. Wobus, M. Zanacchi (2017) Drivers of the autumn phytoplankton development in the open Black Sea,  Journal of Marine Systems 174 1-11, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2017.05.006 (PDF)

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·        Zhou, F., G.I. Shapiro, F. Wobus (2014) Cross-shelf exchange in the northwestern Black Sea, Journal of Geophysical Research 119, 2143-2164 doi:10.1002/2013JC009484 (PDF)

 

·        Wobus F., G.I. Shapiro, J.M. Huthnance, M.A.M. Maqueda, and Y. Aksenov (2013) Tidally-induced lateral dispersion of the Storfjorden overflow plumeOcean Science 9, 885– 899, doi:10.5194/os-9-885-2013 (PDF)

o   Video of simulated dense water overflow contrasting non-tidal vs. tidal conditions: watch online, download video file (5 MB)

 

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, J.M. Huthnance, M.A.M. Maqueda (2013) The piercing of the Atlantic Layer by an Arctic shelf water cascade in an idealised study inspired by the Storfjorden overflow in SvalbardOcean Modelling 71, 54–65, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2013.03.003 (final manuscript PDF)

 

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, M.A.M. Maqueda, J.M. Huthnance (2011) Numerical simulations of dense water cascading on a steep slopeJournal of Marine Research 69, 391–415, doi:10.1357/002224011798765268 (PDF)

 

·        Shapiro, G.I., F. Wobus, D.L. Aleynik (2011) Seasonal and inter-annual temperature variability in the bottom waters over the western Black Sea shelfOcean Science 7, 585–596, doi:10.5194/os-7-585-2011 (PDF)

 

 

PhD thesis, 2013

Thesis title: The dynamics of dense water cascades: from laboratory scales to the Arctic Ocean (download PDF, 37MB)

Supervisors: Georgy I. Shapiro, John M. Huthnance, Miguel Angel Morales Maqueda

 

Conference presentations

·        Shapiro G.I., F. Wobus, D. Yuan and Zh. Wang (2014) Inter-annual variability of exchange processes at the outer Black Sea shelf, 16th Biennial Challenger Conference for Marine Science, 08 – 11th September 2014, Plymouth, UK (Presentation PDF)

·        Shapiro, G.I., F. Wobus, and F. Zhou (2014) Exchanges between the open Black Sea and its North West shelf, Geophysical Research Abstracts 16, EGU2014-1064, EGU General Assembly, 27 April – 02 May 2014, Vienna, Austria

 

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, J.M. Huthnance, M.A.M. Maqueda, Y. Aksenov (2013) Tidally-induced dispersion of the Storfjorden overflow plume onto the West Svalbard Shelf, Geophysical Research Abstracts 15, EGU2013-4912EGU General Assembly, 07 – 12 April 2013, Vienna, Austria (Presentation PDF)

 

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, J.M. Huthnance, M.A.M. Maqueda (2012) An Idealised Modelling Study of an Arctic Dense Water Cascade Piercing the Atlantic Layer, 15th Biennial Challenger Conference for Marine Science, 03 – 06 September 2012, Norwich, UK (Oral presentation, see Book of Abstracts p.61, PDF)

 

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, J.M. Huthnance, M.A.M. Maqueda (2012) The piercing of the Atlantic Layer by a dense water cascade in an idealised modelling study inspired by the Storfjorden overflow, Geophysical Research Abstracts 14, EGU2012-2816EGU General Assembly, 22 – 27 April 2012, Vienna, Austria

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, M.A.M. Maqueda, J.M. Huthnance (2012) Numerical simulations of dense water cascading on a steep slope, Geophysical Research Abstracts 14EGU2012-4555EGU General Assembly, 22 – 27 April 2012, Vienna, Austria

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, M.A.M. Maqueda, J.M. Huthnance (2011) Modelling density-stratified cascades on a steep slope, UK Arctic Science Conference 2011, University of Leeds, 14 – 16 September 2011, Leeds, UK (Oral presentation, PDF)

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, M.A.M. Maqueda, J.M. Huthnance (2011) Modelling of shelf water cascades on the continental slope, Geophysical Research Abstracts 13EGU2011-3027EGU General Assembly, 04 – 08 April 2011, Vienna, Austria (Oral presentation, PDF)

·        Shapiro, G.I., F. Wobus, D.L. Aleynik (2011) Inter-annual to inter-decadal temperature variability in the benthic layer of the western Black Sea shelf, Final SESAME General Assembly & Scientific Conference, 04 – 08 April 2011, Athens, Greece (presented by G.I. Shapiro, see abstract)

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, M.A.M. Maqueda, J.M. Huthnance (2011) Modelling density-stratified cascades on a steep slopeUK Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference (YCSEC2011), 30 – 31 March, Liverpool, UK (Poster presentation, see programme)

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, M.A.M. Maqueda, J.M. Huthnance (2010) Numerical simulations of dense water cascading on a steep slope, 3rd Annual Marine Institute Conference, 20th December 2010, Plymouth, UK (Oral presentation)

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, M.A.M. Maqueda, J.M. Huthnance (2010) Simulating laboratory experiments of dense water cascades: a sensitivity study, 14th Biennial Challenger Conference for Marine Science, 06 – 09 September 2010, Southampton, UK (Presentation PDF)

·        Shapiro, G.I., F. Wobus (2010) The ventilation of near-bottom shelf waters in the north-western Black Sea, 14th Biennial Challenger Conference for Marine Science, 06 – 09 September 2010, Southampton, UK (Poster PDF)

·        Shapiro, G.I., F. Wobus, D.L. Aleynik and C.L. Griffiths (2010) Long Term Variability of the Physical Parameters in the Benthic Boundary Layer over the Black Sea Shelf, 39th CIESM Congress of the Mediterranean Science Commission, 10 – 14 May 2010, Venice, Italy (Poster presented by G.I. Shapiroabstract PDF)

 

·        Shapiro, G.I., F. Wobus (2010) The role of horizontal exchanges on ventilation of the benthic boundary layer on the Black Sea shelf, Geophysical Research Abstracts 12EGU2010-1728, EGU General Assembly, 02 – 07 May 2010, Vienna, Austria (Poster presentation, abstract)

 

·        Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, D.L. Aleynik (2010) Interannual Temperature Variability in the Benthic Boundary Layer over the Black Sea Shelf, Short Conference Series of the University of Plymouth Postgraduate Society, 18th March 2010, Plymouth, UK (Presentation PDFabstract)

 

·        Shapiro, G.I., D.L. Aleynik, F. Wobus (2009) Long-Term Variability in the Horizontal Exchanges Between the Benthic Boundary Layer Over the Black Sea Shelf and the Deep Sea and its Potential Role in Carbon Sequestration, 2nd SESAME Scientific Workshop, 11 – 12 November 2009, Villefranche, France (Oral presentation, abstract)


Seminars & invited talks: 

·        8th October 2012, Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, J.M. Huthnance, M.A.M. Maqueda, The Storfjorden overflow - Dense water cascading in the Arctic Ocean, APECS Svalbard Workshop, online webinar (video transcript, Presentation PPTX 34.4 MB)

 

·        16th May 2012, Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, J.M. Huthnance, M.A.M. Maqueda, Dense water cascading in the Arctic Ocean - overview and idealised modelling results, NOCL seminar series, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool, UK (Presentation PPTX 70.6 MB)

 

·        3rd Aug 2011, Wobus, F., G.I. Shapiro, J.M. Huthnance, M.A.M. Maqueda, Dense water cascading off the continental shelf – overview and recent modelling results, Seminar at British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK (Presentation PPTX, 29MB)