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Dr. Terence O’kane

Marine & Atmospheric Research

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia

Senior Research Scientist


Email: terence.okane@csiro.au


Qualifications

2003 Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Monash University, Australia

1999 M.Sc., Theoretical Physics, The University of Melbourne, Australia

1996 B.Sc.(Hons), Applied Mathematics, LaTrobe University, Australia


Publications (selected)

  1. T.J. O'Kane, J.S. Risbey, C. Franzke, I. Horenko & D. Monselesan (2013) The meta-stabilityof the mid-latitude Southern Hemisphere circulation. (In Press ANZIAM J.)
  2. P.A. Sandery, T.J.O'Kane (2013) Coupled initialization in an ocean-atmosphere tropicalcyclone prediction system. (In Press Q. J. Roy. Met. Soc.)
  3. T.J. O'Kane, J.S. Risbey, C. Franzke, I. Horenko & D. Monselesan (2013) Changes in themeta-stability of the mid-latitude Southern Hemisphere circulation and the utility of nonstationary cluster analysis and split flow blocking indices as diagnostic tools. (J. Atmos. Sci.Online early release)
  4. J.S. Frederiksen, T.J. O'Kane & M. Zidikheri, (2013), Stochastic closure based subgridmodeling for geophysical flows, (Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A, 371, doi: 10.1098/rsta.2012.0166)
  5. J.S. Frederiksen, T.J. O'Kane & M. Zidikheri, (2012), Subgrid modeling for geophysicalflows, (Physica Scripta, 85, 068202 (29pp))
  6. J.S. Risbey &T.J. O'Kane, (2011) Climatic Change, DOI: 10.1077/s10584-011-0186-6 Confronting ignorance in climate research
  7. T.J. O'Kane, P.R. Oke & P.A. Sandery, (2011) Ocean Modelling, 39, 251-266, Predicting the East Australian Current.
  8. T.J. O'Kane, P.R. Oke & P.A. Sandery, (2011), Ensemble prediction study of the East Australian current, (Australian & New Zealand Industrial & Applied Mathematics Journal(ANZIAM), 52, C38-C55)
  9. P.R. Oke &T.J. O'Kane, (2010), Observing system design and assessment, International Summer School for observing, assimilating and forecasting the ocean, International Summer School for observing, assimilating and forecasting the ocean, Operational Oceanography inthe 21st Century, Eds G.B. Brassington & A. Schiller, Springer, 56 pages
  10. T.J. O’Kane & J.S. Frederiksen, (2010), Vertex renormalization and regularization in geophysical flows, Frontiers of Fundamental and computational Physics, Frontiers of Fundamental and computational Physics 10th International Symposium, American Institute of Physics Publishing, ISBN 978-0-7354-0793-0, pp191-195
  11. T.J. O'Kane & J.S. Frederiksen, Physica Scripta, T142 (2010) 014042, The application ofstatistical dynamical turbulence closure theory to data assimilation in geophysical flows.
  12. T.J. O'Kane, Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, Special edition(ensemble prediction & data assimilation), (2010), 59, 1 Editor: T.J. O’Kane
  13. T.J. O’Kane, J.S. Frederiksen, & M.R. Dix, Atmosphere-Ocean 47, 160-168 (2009), On the relationship of the mean to transient kinetic energy spectra in the atmosphere.
  14. T.J. O’Kane, & J.S. Frederiksen, Physica Scripta T132: 014033, doi:10.1088/0031-8949/2008/T132/014033 (2008), Statistical dynamical subgrid-scale parameterizations for geophysical flows,
  15. T.J. O’Kane, & J.S. Frederiksen, entropy, 10(4), pp684--721 (2008), Comparison of statistical dynamical, square root and ensemble Kalman filters.
  16. J.S. Frederiksen &T.J. O’Kane, entropy, 10(4), pp635--683 (2008), Entropy, closures & subgrid modelling.
  17. T.J. O’Kane, M. Naughton & Y. Xiao, ANZIAM J, 50, ppC308-C321 (2008), AGREPS: The Australian Global & Regional Ensemble Prediction System.
  18. T.J. O’Kane, & J.S. Frederiksen, J. Atmos. Sci., 65, pp426-446 (2008), A comparison of statistical dynamical and ensemble prediction methods during blocking,
  19. T.J. O’Kane, & J.S. Frederiksen, ANZIAM J., 48, C50-C68, (2007), Ensemble prediction and the role of higher order moments in atmospheric regime transitions.
  20. T.J. O’Kane, & J.S. Frederiksen “Ensemble prediction and the statistical dynamics of two dimensional inhomogeneous flow regimes”, World Scientific Lecture Notes in Complex Systems Vol. 6, Frontiers in turbulence and coherent structures, International workshop on “Turbulence and Coherent Structures in Fluids, Plasmas and Granular Flows”, 10-13 January(2007) The Australian National University, Canberra, pp355-394
  21. J.S. Frederiksen &T.J. O’Kane, “Turbulence closures andsubgrid-scale parameterizations”, World Scientific Lecture Notes in Complex Systems Vol. 6, Frontiers in turbulence and coherent structures, International workshop on “Turbulence and Coherent Structures in Fluids, Plasmas and Granular Flows”, 10-13 January (2007) The Australian National University, Canberra, pp315-354
  22. M. Zidikheri, J.S. Frederiksen & T.J. O’Kane, “Multiple Equilibria and Mid-latitude
  23. Atmospheric Blocking: a re-examination”, World Scientific Lecture Notes in Complex Systems Vol. 6, Frontiers in turbulence and coherent structures, International workshop on “Turbulence and Coherent Structures in Fluids, Plasmas and Granular Flows”, 10-13 January(2007) The Australian National University, Canberra, pp59-86
  24. J.S. Frederiksen &T.J. O’Kane, J. Fluid Mech., 539, pp137-165, (2005) Inhomogeneousclosure and statistical mechanics of Rossby wave turbulence.
  25. T.J. O’Kane, & J.S. Frederiksen, ANZIAM J., 46(E), ppC704-718, (2005) The statistical dynamics of nonlinear wave-turbulence interactions in two-dimensional barotropic flow.
  26. T.J. O’Kane, & J.S. Frederiksen, J. Fluid Mech., 504, pp133-165, (2004) The QDIA and regularized QDIA closures for inhomogeneous flow over topography.
  27. T.J. O’Kane, & J.S. Frederiksen, ANZIAM J, 45(E), ppC135-148, (2004) A tractable in homogeneous closure theory for flow over mean topography.
  28. T.J. O’Kane, & J.S. Frederiksen, ANZIAM J., 44(E), ppC569-C589, (2003), Integrodifferential closure equations for inhomogeneous turbulence.
  29. T.J. O'Kane, R.E. Scholten, M.R.Walkiewicz, & P.M. Farrell, Phys.Rev.A, 59, pp 4485-4493, (1999), Nonlinear interactions of multi-level atoms with a near resonant standing wave.
  30. R.E. Scholten, T.J. O'Kane, T.R. Mackin, T.A. Hunt & P.M. Farrell, Aust.J.Phys., 52, pp493-514, (1999), Calculating trajectories for atoms in near resonant light fields.


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