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Dr. Xylar Asay-Davis

Dr. Xylar Asay-Davis
PostDoc
Contact:
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
Telegraphenberg A62 / S09
Phone: +49 (0)331 288 20819
Email: xylar.asay-davis[at]pik-potsdam.de
Postal Address
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Research Interests
Selected Publications

Asay-Davis, X. S., Cornford, S. L., Durand, G., Galton-Fenzi, B. K., Gladstone, R. M., Gudmundsson, G. H., Hattermann, T., Holland, D. M., Holland, D., Holland, P. R., Martin, D. F., Mathiot, P., Pattyn, F., and Seroussi, H. (2016): Experimental design for three interrelated marine ice sheet and ocean model intercomparison projects: MISMIP v. 3 (MISMIP +), ISOMIP v. 2 (ISOMIP +) and MISOMIP v. 1 (MISOMIP1). Geoscientific Model Development9(7), 2471–2497. http://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-9-2471-2016

Leguy, G. R., X. S. Asay-Davis and W. H. Lipscomb (2014). Parameterization of basal friction near grounding lines in a one-dimensional ice sheet model. The Cryosphere, 8(4), 1239–1259. http://doi.org/10.5194/tc-8-1239-2014

Simon, A. A., M. H. Wong, J. H. Rogers, G. S. Orton, I. de Pater, X. Asay-Davis, R. W. Carlson, and P. S. Marcus (2014). Dramatic Change in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot from Spacecraft Observations. The Astrophysical Journal, 797(2), L31. http://doi.org/10.1088/2041-8205/797/2/L31

P.S. Marcus, X. Asay-Davis, M.H. Wong, I. de Pater (2012). Jupiter's New Red Oval: Dynamics, Color, and Relationship to Jovian Climate Change. Journal of Heat Transfer, 135(1), 011007. 

Wong, M.H., P.S. Marcus, I. de Pater, X. Asay-Davis, C.Y. Go (2011). Vertical structure of Jupiter's Oval BA before and after it reddened: What changed? Icarus, 215, Issue 1, Pages 211-225.

Asay-Davis, X.S., P.S. Marcus, M.H. Wong, I. de Pater (2011). Changes in Jupiter's zonal velocity between 1979 and 2008, Icarus. 211, Issue 2, 1215-1232.

Lee, A. T., E. Chiang, X. Asay-Davis, J. Barranco (2010). Forming Planetesimals by Gravitational Instability. I. The Role of the Richardson Number in Triggering the Kelvin-Helmholtz Instability, The Astrophysical Journal, 718, Issue 2, 1367.

Lee, A. T., E. Chiang, X. Asay-Davis, J. Barranco (2010). Forming Planetesimals by Gravitational Instability: II. How Dust Settles to its Marginally Stable State, The Astrophysical Journal, 725, Issue 2, 1938-1954.

Asay-Davis, X. S., P.S. Marcus, M.H. Wong, I. de Pater (2009). Jupiter's shrinking Great Red Spot and steady Oval BA: Velocity measurements with the "Advection Corrected Correlation Image Velocimetry" automated cloud-tracking method, Icarus. 203, Issue 1, 164-188.

Shetty, S., X.S. Asay-Davis and P.S. Marcus (2007). On the interaction of Jupiter's Great Red Spot and zonal jet streams. Journal of Atmospheric Sciences. Vol. 64, 4432-4444. 

Projects

Current:

Recently Completed:

  • CLARION (CoupLed simulations of AntaRctic Ice-sheet/OceaN interactions)
Selected Presenations and Workshops

2014

Asay-Davis, X.S. et al. Circum-Antarctic Simulations using the POPSICLES Ice Sheet - Ocean Model. WCRP Rising Coastal Seas on a Warming Earth workshop, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Oct. 27-29, 2014.

Asay-Davis, X.S. et al. Present-day Circum-Antarctic Simulations using the POPSICLES Coupled Ice Sheet-Ocean Model (abstract).  American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, US, Dec. 15-19, 2014.

2015

Asay-Davis, X.S. et al. Design of the MISMIP+, ISOMIP+, and MISOMIP ice-sheet, ocean, and coupled ice sheet-ocean intercomparison projects (abstract). Invited presentation. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 12-17, 2015.

Martin, D.F., X. S. Asay-Davis et al. A Tale of Two Forcings: Present-day Coupled Antarctic Ice-sheet/Southern Ocean Dynamics using the POPSICLES Model (abstract). European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 12-17, 2015.

Asay-Davis, X.S. et al. Coupled ice sheet-ocean simulations with the POPSICLES model (abstract). Invited presentation. General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Prague, Czech Republic, June 22-July 2, 2015.

Asay-Davis, X.S. and S. L. Cornford (organizors). ISMASS Workshop on the Marine Ice Sheet and Ice Shelf-Ocean Model Intercomparison Projects (MISMIP+, ISOMIP+, MISOMIP1). Cambridge, UK, Aug. 16, 2015.

Asay-Davis, X.S. et al. Design and sample results from the ISOMIP+ (ocean-only) and MISOMIP1 (coupled ice sheet-ocean) model intercomparison projects (abstract). International Glaciological Society Symposium on Contemporary Ice-Sheet Dynamics, Cambridge, UK, Aug. 17-21, 2015.

Martin, D. F., X. S. Asay-Davis et al. Response of the Antarctic ice sheet to a warming ocean using the POPSICLES coupled ice-sheet--ocean model (abstract). International Glaciological Society Symposium on Contemporary Ice-Sheet Dynamics, Cambridge, UK, Aug. 17-
21, 2015.

Martin, D. F., X. S. Asay-Davis et al. Decadal-Scale Response of the Antarctic Ice sheet to a Warming Ocean using the POPSICLES Coupled Ice Sheet-Ocean model (abstract)American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, US, Dec. 14-18, 2015.

2016

Asay-Davis, X.S. and D.F. Martin, Preliminary ice shelf-ocean simulation results from idealized standalone-ocean and coupled model intercomparison projects (MIPs) (abstractpresentation).  European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 17-22, 2016.

Martin, D.F., X. S. Asay-Davis et al. Decadal-Scale Response of the Antarctic Ice sheet to a Warming Ocean using the POPSICLES Coupled Ice Sheet-Ocean model (abstract). European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 17-22, 2016.

Asay-Davis, X.S., D.F. Martin et al. Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS) and POP-BISICLES (POPSICLES) results for the ISOMIP+ and MISOMIP1 experiments and related parameter studies. Rising Coastal Seas on a Warming Earth II, Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 15-18, 2016. 

Petersen, M. and X. S. Asay-Davis. Ocean–ice-shelf interactions in MPAS-Ocean and the Accelerated Climate Model for Energy (ACME)(abstract).  International Symposium on Interactions of Glaciers and Ice Sheets with the Ocean, La Jolla, CA, USA, 10-15 July 2016.

Asay-Davis, X. S and D. F. Martin. Results from the second Ice Shelf–Ocean Model Intercomparison Project (ISOMIP+) and the first Marine Ice Sheet–Ocean Model Intercomparison Project (MISOMIP1) (abstract)International Symposium on Interactions of Glaciers and Ice Sheets with the Ocean, La Jolla, CA, USA, 10-15 July 2016.

Martin, D. F., X. S. Asay-Davis et al. Decadal-scale response of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to a warming ocean using the POPSICLES coupled ice sheet-ocean model (abstract)International Symposium on Interactions of Glaciers and Ice Sheets with the Ocean, La Jolla, CA, USA, 10-15 July 2016.

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