Atmospheric Circulation Dynamics and General Circulation Models

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ISBN: 978-3-642-13573-6 (Print) 978-3-642-13574-3 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxviii

  2. Principle Ideas

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      Pages 1-3

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      Pages 4-31

      Basic equations

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      Pages 32-54

      Basic balances and stability

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      Pages 55-79

      Approximations of equations

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      Pages 80-132

      Waves

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      Pages 133-184

      Instability

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      Pages 185-206

      Forced motions

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      Pages 207-235

      Eddy transport

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      Chapter

      Pages 236-261

      Thermodynamics of moist air

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      Pages 262-275

      Basic equations of moist air

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      Pages 276-292

      Radiation process

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      Chapter

      Pages 293-322

      Turbulence

  3. Atmospheric Structures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 323-325

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      Pages 326-352

      Global energy budget

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      Pages 353-369

      Latitudinal energy balance

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      Chapter

      Pages 370-394

      Vertical structure

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      Pages 395-419

      Moist convection

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      Pages 420-440

      Low-latitude circulations

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      Pages 441-473

      Circulations on a sphere

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      Pages 474-504

      Midlatitude circulations

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      Chapter

      Pages 505-515

      Global mixing

  4. General Circulation Modeling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 516-518

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      Chapter

      Pages 519-530

      Basic equations of hydrostatic general circulation models

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