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
     
 

"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." Researchers and graduate students will find the book to be an excellent resource summarizing the development of techniques as well as current and future… See more details below

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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." Researchers and graduate students will find the book to be an excellent resource summarizing the development of techniques as well as current and future work in the fields of atmospheric turbulence and mesoscale meteorology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521835886
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface : Douglas K. Lilly : a biography1
1Changing the face of small-scale meteorology17
2Phenomenological hunts in two-dimensional and stably stratified turbulence35
3Energy dissipation in large-eddy simulation : dependence on flow structure and effects of eigenvector alignments51
4Dreams of a stratocumulus sleeper71
5Large-eddy simulations of cloud-topped mixed layers95
6Model numerics for convective-storm simulation117
7Numerical prediction of thunderstorms : fourteen years later139
8Tropical cyclone energetics and structure165
9Mountain meteorology and regional climates193
10Dynamic processes contributing to the mesoscale spectrum of atmospheric motions223
App. ADouglas K. Lilly : positions, awards, and students265
App. BList of publications by Douglas K. Lilly268

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