Modeling Dynamic Climate Systems / Edition 1

Modeling Dynamic Climate Systems / Edition 1

by Walter A. Robinson, W. A. Robinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387951342

ISBN-13: 9780387951348

Pub. Date: 03/09/2001

Publisher: Springer New York

In the process of building and using models to comprehend the dynamics of the atmosphere, ocean and climate, the reader will learn how the different components of climate systems function, interact with each other, and vary over time. Topics include the stability of climate, Earths energy balance, parcel dynamics in the atmosphere, the mechanisms of heat transport

Overview

In the process of building and using models to comprehend the dynamics of the atmosphere, ocean and climate, the reader will learn how the different components of climate systems function, interact with each other, and vary over time. Topics include the stability of climate, Earths energy balance, parcel dynamics in the atmosphere, the mechanisms of heat transport in the climate system, and mechanisms of climate variability. Special attention is given to the effects of climate change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387951348
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
03/09/2001
Series:
Modeling Dynamic Systems Series
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
• Preface
• Two Paradigms of Stability
• Models of the Global Climate
• Thermodynamics and Dynamics in the Vertical
• Dynamics of Horizontal Motion
• Dynamics of Circulation and Vorticity
• Dynamical Models of the Climate
• Climate Variations
• Appendix

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