Professor Edward Robert Johnson
University College London
Professor, Mathematics
United Kingdom
My co-authors include
Professor Roger H J Grimshaw
My Publications
Generation of nonlinear internal waves by flow over topography: Rotational effects
March 2020
The long-wave potential-vorticity dynamics of coastal fronts
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
February 2020
Generation of mode 2 internal waves by the interaction of mode 1 waves with topography
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
October 2019
Wave packets in the anomalous Ostrovsky equation
October 2019
The interaction of a mode-1 internal solitary wave with a step and the generation of mo...
Geophysical & Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
July 2019
The Effect of a Variable Background Density Stratification and Current on Oceanic Inter...
Fluids
November 2018
Coastal outflow currents into a buoyant layer of arbitrary depth
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
November 2018
Topographic effect on oblique internal wave–wave interactions
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
September 2018
The evolution of second mode internal solitary waves over variable topography
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
December 2017
New families of vortex patch equilibria for the two-dimensional Euler equations
Physics of Fluids
December 2017
The long-wave vorticity dynamics of rotating buoyant outflows
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
June 2017
Whitham modulation theory for the Ostrovsky equation
Proceedings of the Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences
January 2017
Beach vortices near circular topography
Physics of Fluids
October 2016
Movement of a finite body in channel flow
Proceedings of the Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences
July 2016
Wave-packet formation at the zero-dispersion point in the Gardner-Ostrovsky equation
Physical Review E
May 2015
Modulational instability of co-propagating internal wavetrains under rotation
Chaos An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science
February 2015
A point vortex model for the formation of ocean eddies by flow separation
Physics of Fluids
January 2015
Force acting on a square cylinder fixed in a free-surface channel flow
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
September 2014
Rotation-induced nonlinear wavepackets in internal waves
Physics of Fluids
May 2014
Geostrophic adjustment in a closed basin with islands
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
December 2013
Wave patterns generated by an axisymmetric obstacle in a two-layer flow
Experiments in Fluids
October 2013
Modified reduced Ostrovsky equation: Integrability and breaking
Physical Review E
August 2013
Experimental study of the effect of rotation on nonlinear internal waves
Physics of Fluids
May 2013
Deformation of vortex patches by boundaries
Physics of Fluids
February 2013
Subsonic to Supersonic Nozzle Flows
SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics
January 2013
The Reduced Ostrovsky Equation: Integrability and Breaking
Studies in Applied Mathematics
October 2012
Finite Rossby radius effects on vortex motion near a gap
Physics of Fluids
June 2012
Isobath variation and trapping of continental shelf waves
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
May 2012
Localisation of coastal trapped waves by longshore variations in bottom topography
Continental Shelf Research
January 2012
Trapped modes in coastal waveguides
Wave Motion
January 2012
Spectral methods for coastal-trapped waves
Continental Shelf Research
September 2011
Numerical simulation of wave propagation along a discontinuity in depth in a rotating a...
Computers & Fluids
July 2011
Bay-trapped low-frequency oscillations in lakes
Geophysical & Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
February 2011
Geographically localised shelf waves on curved coasts
Continental Shelf Research
September 2010
Fast accurate computation of shelf waves for arbitrary depth profiles
Continental Shelf Research
April 2010
Gap-Leaping Vortical Currents
Journal of Physical Oceanography
October 2009
Laboratory study of vortex dipoles interacting with step topography
Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres
June 2009
Steady nonlinear diffusion-driven flow
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
June 2009
Supercritical rotating flow over topography
Physics of Fluids
June 2009
Necking in coating flow over periodic substrates
Journal of Engineering Mathematics
February 2009
On steady linear diffusion-driven flow
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
June 2008
Interactions of two vortices near step topography
Physics of Fluids
December 2007
Transcritical rotating flow over topography
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
October 2007
Non-dispersive and weakly dispersive single-layer flow over an axisymmetric obstacle: t...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
February 2007
Steady vortical flow around a finite plate
The Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics
January 2007
Vortex scattering by step topography
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
January 2007
Underbody and ground effects on rotating disc flow: a global scale inviscid study
European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids
November 2006
Vortical source-sink flow against a wall: The initial value problem and exact steady st...
Physics of Fluids
July 2006
Stratified separated flow around a mountain with an inversion layer below the mountain top
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
May 2006
Existence of Eigenvalues of a Linear Operator Pencil in a Curved Waveguide---Localized ...
SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis
January 2006
Steady rotating flows over a ridge
Physics of Fluids
November 2005
Orographically generated nonlinear waves in rotating and non-rotating two-layer flow
Proceedings of the Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences
September 2005
Two-dimensional leaps in near-critical flow over isolated orography
Proceedings of the Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences
September 2005
Vortices near barriers with multiple gaps
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
May 2005
Steadily translating vortices near step topography
Physics of Fluids
May 2005
The point island approximation in vortex dynamics
Geophysical & Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
February 2005
Flow Patterns and Drag in Near-Critical Flow over Isolated Orography
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences
December 2004
Near-critical free-surface rotating flow over topography
Proceedings of the Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences
October 2004
Surf-zone vortices over stepped topography
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 2004
The motion of a vortex near two circular cylinders
Proceedings of the Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences
April 2004
The motion of a vortex near a gap in a wall
Physics of Fluids
February 2004
The evolution of an initially circular vortex near an escarpment. Part I: analytical re...
European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids
November 2002
The weakly nonlinear limit of forced Rossby waves in a stepped channel
Proceedings of the Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences
October 2001
The interaction of two vortices on a beta-plane
Physics of Fluids
April 2001
ROSSBYWAVEHYDRAULICS
Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics
January 2001
Wavefields forced by long obstacles on a beta-plane
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
March 2000
Dispersive effects in Rossby-wave hydraulics
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
December 1999
Hybrid Coastal and Interior Modes for Two-Dimensional Homogeneous Flow in a Cylindrical...
Journal of Physical Oceanography
February 1999
Finite-amplitude topographic Rossby waves in a channel
Physics of Fluids
January 1999
Instability in stratified rotating shear flow along ridges
Journal of Marine Research
September 1997
Topographically forced long waves on a sheared coastal current. Part 1. The weakly nonl...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 1997
Topographically forced long waves on a sheared coastal current. Part 2. Finite amplitud...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 1997
The scattering of stratified topographic rossby waves by seafloor ridges
Geophysical & Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
April 1997
On geostrophic adjustment of a two-layer, uniformly rotating fluid in the presence of a...
Journal of Marine Research
January 1995
Direct Calculation of Low-Frequency Coastally Trapped Waves and Their Scattering
Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology
June 1993
Flow past a circular cylinder on a β-plane
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
June 1993
Nonlinear western boundary current flow near a corner
Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans
July 1991
Flow past cylindrical obstacles on a beta-plane
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
December 1990
Topographic waves in a rotating stratified basin
Geophysical & Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics
February 1989
Blood usage in transfusion-dependent patients. A theoretical model
Transfusion
January 1984
Inertial Waves Above an Obstacle in an Unbounded, Rapidly Rotating Fluid
Proceedings of the Royal Society A Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences
September 1982
Quasigeostrohpic flow over isolated elongated topography
Deep Sea Research Part A Oceanographic Research Papers
September 1982
The effects of obstacle shape and viscosity in deep rotating flow over finite-height to...
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
July 1982
Baroclinic and Barotropic Instabilities of Coastal Currents
Journal of Physical Oceanography
February 1981
Quasigeostrophic flow above sloping boundaries
Deep Sea Research
November 1978
Trapped vortices in rotating flow
Journal of Fluid Mechanics
May 1978