Atmospheric Turbulence and Mesoscale Meteorology: Scientific Research Inspired by Doug Lilly

Atmospheric Turbulence and Mesoscale Meteorology: Scientific Research Inspired by Doug Lilly

by Evgeni Fedorovich
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521183928

ISBN-13: 9780521183925

Pub. Date: 12/16/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Bringing together leading researchers, this volume surveys recent developments in the fields of atmospheric turbulence and mesoscale meteorology, with particular emphasis on the areas pioneered by Douglas K. Lilly. Numerical simulation is an increasingly important tool for improving our understanding of a wide range of atmospheric phenomena, and this book looks at

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Bringing together leading researchers, this volume surveys recent developments in the fields of atmospheric turbulence and mesoscale meteorology, with particular emphasis on the areas pioneered by Douglas K. Lilly. Numerical simulation is an increasingly important tool for improving our understanding of a wide range of atmospheric phenomena, and this book looks at modern applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521183925
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/16/2010
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Evgeni Fedorovich, Richard Rotunno and Bjorn Stevens; Douglas Lilly: A biography Katharine Kanak, K. Bryan, J. Deardorff, K. Droegemeier, J. Kimpel, P. Lamb, D. Lenschow and J. Smagorinsky; Part I. Atmospheric Turbulence: 1. Changing the face of small-scale meteorology John C. Wyngaard; 2. Phenomenological hunts in two-dimensional and stratified turbulence James C. McWilliams; 3. Energy dissipation in large eddy simulations: dependence on flow structure and effects of eigenvector alignments Chad Higgins, Charles Meneveau and Marc Parlange; 4. Dreams of a stratocumulus sleeper David A. Randall and Wayne H. Schubert; 5. Large eddy simulations of cloud-topped mixed layers Chin-Hoh Moeng, Bjorn Stevens and Peter P. Sullivan; Part II. Mesoscale Meteorology: 6. Model numerics for convective storm simulation Joseph B. Klemp and William C. Skamarock; 7. Numerical prediction of thunderstorms Juanzhen Sun; 8. Tropical cyclone energetics and structure Kerry Emanuel; 9. Mountain meteorology and regional climates Ronald B. Smith; 10. Dynamical processes contributing to the mesoscale spectrum of atmospheric motions Kenneth S. Gage; Appendix A; Appendix B; Index.

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