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Title The global circulation of the atmosphere / edited by Tapio Schneider and Adam H. Sobel ; foreword by Edward N. Lorenz.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  551.517 G51 2007    ---  Available
Description xii, 385 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Progress and problems in large-scale atmospheric dynamics / Issac M. Held -- Theories of baroclinic adjustment and eddy equilibration / Pablo Zurita-Gotor and Richard S. Lindzen -- Thermal stratification of the extratropical troposphere / Tapio Schneider -- Storm track dynamics / Kyle L. Swanson -- Eddy-mediated interactions between low latitudes and the extratropics / Walter A. Robinson -- On the relative humidity of the atmosphere / Raymond T. Pierrehumbert, Helene Brogniez, and Remy Roca -- Quasi-equilibrium dynamics of the tropical atmosphere / Kerry Emanuel -- Simple models of ensemble-averaged tropical precipitation and surface wind, given the sea surface temperature / Adam H. Sobel -- Dynamical constraints on monsoon circulations / R. Alan Plumb -- Moist dynamics of tropical convection zones in monsoons, teleconnections, and global warming / J. David Neelin -- Challenges in numerical modeling of tropical circulations / Christopher S. Bretherton -- Challenges to our understanding of the general circulation: abrupt climate change / Richard Seager and David S. Battisti.
Subject Atmospheric circulation.
Added Author Schneider, Tapio, 1972-
Sobel, Adam H., 1967-
ISBN 0691121818 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780691121819 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 304661279
AU@ 000040873073
NZ1 11539124

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