Mathematik und Statistik

der Universität Konstanz

Prof. Dr. Heinrich Freistühler

DFG Project "Properties of solitary-wave trains at internal fronts in Lake Constance",
together with Prof. Frank Peeters and Dr. Martina Preusse, Limnological Institute.

In this project, which was prompted by discussions and joint reading since 2009, the extended measurements by Martina Preusse of trains of internal waves in Lake Constance [1] are matched with solitary wave solutions to the Korteweg-deVries equation and the Dubreil-Jacotin equation [2].

[1] M. Preusse, F. Peeters, A. Lorke: Internal waves and the generation of turbulence in the thermocline of a large lake. Limnol. Oceanogr. 55 (2010), 2353-2265.
[2] M. Preusse, H. Freistühler, Frank Peeters: Seasonal variation of solitary wave properties in Lake Constance. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 117 (2012) C04026.