Andrei Sergeevich Monin (Russian: Андре́й Серге́евич Мо́нин; 2 July 1921 – 22 September 2007) was a Russian physicist, applied mathematician, and oceanographer. Monin was known for his contributions to statistical theory of turbulence and atmospheric physics. He served as the Director of the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology of the USSR Academy of Sciences. He was instrumental in developing the Shirshov Institute into one of the largest scientific centers for ocean and earth science studies. The Monin–Obukhov similarity theory and the Monin–Obukhov Length are named after Monin and Russian Academician Alexander Mikhailevich Obukhov.
1 Life and work 2 Awards and honors 3 Books authored 4 References 5 External links
Life and work
Monin was born on 2 July 1921 in
In 1943, Monin was called up for military service in the ranks of the
Education and early career
In 1946, Monin came back to
Foreign member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1973.
Foreign member of the United States National Academy of Sciences,
Honorary Doctor of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 1986.
Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, 1991.
State Prize in the field of science, 1980.
Yu. M. Shokalsky Prize, 1986.
Books authored Monin was a prolific author of scientific works on various topics, including theory of turbulence, atmospheric physics, planetology, and meteorology. He was the author of about 620 scientific publications, including 24 monographs and the ten-volume "Okeanologia". Almost all of his books have been translated into foreign languages. Noted for its clarity as well as its comprehensive treatment, the book "Statistical Fluid Mechanics: Mechanics of Turbulence", co-authored with A. M. Yaglom, is considered to be a classic work on theory of turbulence. Science while reviewing this book had observed: "If ever a book on turbulence could be called definitive, it is this book by two of Russia's most eminent and productive scientists in turbulence, oceanography, and atmospheric physics."
A. S. Monin, An Introduction to the Theory of Climate, D. Reidel
Publishing Company, Netherlands, 1986.
A. S. Monin, Theoretical Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Kluwer Academic
Publishers, Netherlands, 1990.
A. S. Monin and A. M. Yaglom, Statistical Fluid Mechanics: Mechanics
of Turbulence, Dover Publications, 2007.
A. S. Monin, Weather Forecasting as a Problem in Physics, The MIT
A. S. Monin and R. V. Ozmidov,
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5 July 2010.
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Oceanology. Springer. 48 (2): 296–297. 2008.
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^ An introduction to the theory of climate. Retrieved 5 July
^ Theoretical geophysical fluid dynamics. Retrieved 5 July 2010.
^ Statistical fluid mechanics: mechanics of turbulence. Retrieved 5
Andrei Monin at the Mathematics Genealogy Project Monin Andrei Sergeevich at the Russian Academy of Sciences
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