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Dynamics, Transport and Photochemistry in the Middle Atmosphere of the Southern Hemisphere

  • Alan O’Neill

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 321)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. David J. Karoly, Denise S. Graves
    Pages 19-32
  3. Carlos R. Mechoso
    Pages 55-69
  4. Paul A. Newman, Mark R. Schoeberl, Leslie R. Lait
    Pages 71-89
  5. K. K. Tung, H. Yang
    Pages 213-215
  6. John C. Gille
    Pages 217-225
  7. W. L. Grose, R. S. Eckman, R. E. Turner, W. T. Blackshear
    Pages 237-251
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 253-257

About this book

Introduction

The NATO Advanced Research Workshop on "Dynamics, Transport am. Photochemistry in the Middle Atmosphere of the Southern Hemisphere" was held in San Francisco, California, U.S.A., 15-17 April 1989. In addition to NATO, the workshop was supported by the University of California, Los Angeles, and by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S.A. (NASA). The American Meteorological Society was a co-operating organization. The venue for the workshop was the Lone Mountain Conference Center of the University of San Francisco. The workshop was organized and directed by Dr A.O'Neill (Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research, Meteorological Office, Bracknell, U.K.) and Prof C.R. Mechoso (Dept of Atmospheric Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.). The workshop was the third one held as part of the Middle Atmosphere in the Southern Hemisphere (MASH) project, an international effort (under the auspices of the Middle Atmosphere Program) to learn more about dynamics, transport and photochemistry in the middle atmosphere of the southern hemisphere. Before the discovery that, during recent years, a dramatic thinning of the ozone layer takes place over Antarctica in spring - the "ozone hole" - the middle atmosphere of the southern hemisphere had received much less attention than that of the northern hemisphere from meteorologists and atmospheric chemists. The MASH project was instituted to remedy this comparative lack of interest.

Keywords

Ozone depletion Ozone layer Scale atmosphere atmospheric science climate ozone stratosphere temperature

Editors and affiliations

  • Alan O’Neill
    • 1
  1. 1.Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and ResearchMeteorological OfficeBracknellUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-0693-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-6797-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-0693-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1389-2185
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