2007

Atmospheric Boundary Layers

Nature, Theory and Applications to Environmental Modelling and Security

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ISBN: 978-0-387-74318-9 (Print) 978-0-387-74321-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-V

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    Pages 1-4

    Atmospheric boundary layers: nature, theory and applications to environmental modelling and security

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    Pages 5-9

    Some modern features of boundary-layer meteorology: a birthday tribute for Sergej Zilitinkevich

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    Pages 11-35

    Energy- and flux-budget (EFB) turbulence closure model for stably stratified flows. Part I: steady-state, homogeneous regimes

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    Pages 37-49

    Similarity theory and calculation of turbulent fluxes at the surface for the stably stratified atmospheric boundary layer

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    Pages 51-69

    Application of a large-eddy simulation database to optimisation of first-order closures for neutral and stably stratified boundary layers

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    Pages 71-88

    The effect of mountainous topography on moisture exchange between the “surface” and the free atmosphere

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    Pages 89-108

    The influence of nonstationarity on the turbulent flux–gradient relationship for stable stratification

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    Pages 109-122

    Chemical perturbations in the planetary boundary layer and their relevance for chemistry transport modelling

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    Pages 123-131

    Theoretical considerations of meandering winds in simplified conditions

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    Pages 133-147

    Aerodynamic roughness of the sea surface at high winds

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    Pages 149-172

    Modelling dust distributions in the atmospheric boundary layer on Mars

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    Pages 173-185

    On the turbulent Prandtl number in the stable atmospheric boundary layer

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    Pages 187-203

    Micrometeorological observations of a microburst in southern Finland

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    Pages 205-220

    Role of land-surface temperature feedback on model performance for the stable boundary layer

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    Pages 221-231

    Katabatic flow with Coriolis effect and gradually varying eddy diffusivity

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    Pages 233-241

    Parameterisation of the planetary boundary layer for diagnostic wind models

  18. Back Matter

    Pages 242-242