Richard K. Scott

Publications

For a full list of publications, see: Dr Richard Scott.

Annular self-organization of the two-dimensional vorticity condensate
Scott, R. K., 10 Jul 2023, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 966, 20 p., A28.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The limits of β-plane turbulence
Scott, R. K., 25 Oct 2023, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 973, 15 p., A33.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

On the spacing of meandering jets in the strong-stair limit
Scott, R. K., Burgess, B. H. & Dritschel, D. G., 10 Jan 2022, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 930, 18 p., A20.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Self-similar collapse of three vortices in the generalised Euler and quasi-geostrophic equations
Reinaud, J. N., Dritschel, D. G. & Scott, R. K., Jun 2022, In: Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena. 434, 28 p., 133226.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Polar vortices in planetary atmospheres
Mitchell, D. M., Scott, R. K., Seviour, W. J. M., Thomson, S. I., Waugh, D. W., Teanby, N. A. & Ball, E. R., Dec 2021, In: Reviews of Geophysics. 59, 4, 24 p., e2020RG000723.
Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Decaying two-dimensional turbulence undergoes statistical heating
Esler, J. G. & Scott, R. K., 2 Jul 2020, In: Physical Review Fluids. 5, 7, 074601.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Forcing of the Martian polar annulus by Hadley cell transport and latent heating
Scott, R. K., Seviour, W. J. M. & Waugh, D. W., 4 May 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. Early View
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Spontaneous inertia-gravity wave emission from a nonlinear critical layer in the stratosphere
Polichtchouk, I. & Scott, R. K., 19 Feb 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. Early View
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Internal interannual variability of the winter polar vortex in a simple model of the seasonally evolving stratosphere
Hatfield, L. A. & Scott, R. K., 6 Aug 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. Early View
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Nonlinear latitudinal transfer of wave activity in the winter stratosphere
Scott, R. K., 29 Apr 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. Early View, 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Scale-invariant singularity of the surface quasigeostrophic patch
Scott, R. K. & Dritschel, D. G., 25 Mar 2019, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 863, 12 p., R2.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Zonal jet formation by potential vorticity mixing at large and small scales
Scott, R. K. & Dritschel, D. G., 2019, Zonal Jets: Phenomenology, Genesis and Physics. Galperin, B. & Read, P. L. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, p. 238-246
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Robustness of vortex populations in the two-dimensional inverse energy cascade
Burgess, B. H. & Scott, R. K., 10 Sept 2018, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 850, p. 844-874
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Extended scale invariance in the vortices of freely evolving two-dimensional turbulence
Burgess, B. H., Dritschel, D. G. & Scott, R. K., Nov 2017, In: Physical Review Fluids. 2, 11, 114702.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Scaling theory for vortices in the two-dimensional inverse energy cascade
Burgess, B. H. & Scott, R. K., 25 Jan 2017, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 811, p. 742-756 15 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The stability of Mars' annular polar vortex
Seviour, W., Waugh, D. & Scott, R. K., May 2017, In: Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 74, 5, p. 1533-1547
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Vertical structure of tropospheric winds on gas giants
Scott, R. K. & Dunkerton, T. J., 16 Apr 2017, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 44, 7, p. 3073-3081 9 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Vortex scaling ranges in two-dimensional turbulence
Burgess, B. H., Dritschel, D. G. & Scott, R. K., Nov 2017, In: Physics of Fluids. 29, 11, 12 p., 111104.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A new class of vacillations of the stratospheric polar vortex
Scott, R. K., 5 Aug 2016, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 142, 698, p. 1948-1957 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A test case for the inviscid shallow-water equations on the sphere
Scott, R. K., Harris, L. M. & Polvani, L. M., Jan 2016, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 142, 694, p. 488-495 8 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The role of planetary waves in the tropospheric jet response to stratospheric cooling
Smith, K. L. & Scott, R. K., 28 Mar 2016, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 43, 6, p. 2904-2911 8 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Kraichnan-Leith-Batchelor similarity theory and two-dimensional inverse cascades
Burgess, B. H., Scott, R. K. & Shepherd, T. G., Mar 2015, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 767, p. 467-496 30 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

On the formation and maintenance of the stratospheric surf zone as inferred from the zonally averaged potential vorticity distribution
Scott, R. K. & Liu, Y. S., Jan 2015, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 141, 687, p. 327-332 6 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The onset of the barotropic sudden warming in a global model
Liu, S. & Scott, R. K., 2015, In: Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. Early view
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Numerical simulation of a self-similar cascade of filament instabilities in the surface quasigeostrophic system
Scott, R. K. & Dritschel, D. G., 11 Apr 2014, In: Physical Review Letters. 112, 14, p. 1-5 5 p., 144505.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Halting scale and energy equilibration in two-dimensional quasigeostrophic turbulence
Scott, R. K. & Dritschel, D. G., Apr 2013, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 721, 12 p., 4.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Vortical control of forced two-dimensional turbulence
Fontane, J. J. L., Dritschel, D. G. & Scott, R. K., 14 Jan 2013, In: Physics of Fluids. 25, 1, 12 p., 015101.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The generation of zonal jets by large-scale mixing
Scott, R. K. & Tissier, A. -S., Dec 2012, In: Physics of Fluids. 24, 12, 15 p., 126601.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The structure of zonal jets in geostrophic turbulence
Scott, R. K. & Dritschel, D. G., Nov 2012, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 711, p. 576-598
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A scenario for finite-time singularity in the quasigeostrophic model
Scott, R. K., Nov 2011, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 687, p. 492-502 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Extracting waves and vortices from Lagrangian trajectories
Lilly, J. M., Scott, R. K. & Olhede, S. C., 7 Dec 2011, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 38, p. - 5 p., L23605.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Jet sharpening by turbulent mixing
Dritschel, D. G. & Scott, R. K., 28 Feb 2011, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. A, Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences . 369, 1937, p. 754-770 17 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Number of degrees of freedom and energy spectrum of surface quasi-geostrophic turbulence
Tran, C. V., Blackbourn, L. A. K. & Scott, R. K., Oct 2011, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 684, p. 427-440 14 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Polar accumulation of cyclonic vorticity
Scott, R. K., 2011, In: Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics. 105, 4-5, p. 409-420 12 p.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Effective degrees of nonlinearity in a family of generalized models of two-dimensional turbulence
Tran, C. V., Dritschel, D. G. & Scott, R. K., 5 Jan 2010, In: Physical Review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics. 81, 1, 6 p., 016301.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review