ISBN-10:
0521032857
ISBN-13:
9780521032858
Pub. Date:
12/28/2006
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Global Energy and Water Cycles

Global Energy and Water Cycles

by K. A. Browning, R. J. Gurney

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ISBN-13: 9780521032858
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 8.46(w) x 10.83(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Part I. The Global Energy and Water Cycles: 1. The global energy cycle Richard D. Rosen; 2. The global water cycle Taikan Oki; Part II. Global Atmospheric Models, Data Assimilation and Applications to the Energy and Water Cycles: 3. Atmospheric models for weather prediction and climate simulations Eugenia Kalnay; 4. Numerical approximations for global atmospheric models David Williamson; 5. Parameterization of subgrid-scale processes Hua-lu Pan; 6. Principles of data assimilation Milija Zupanski and Eugenia Kalnay; 7. Estimation of the global energy and water cycle from global data assimilation Glenn White and Suranjana Saha; 8. Coupled atmosphere-ocean modeling for climate simulation and prediction Ming Ji and Arun Kumar; Part III. Atmospheric Processes and their Large-Scale Effects: 9. Radiative effects of clouds and water vapour Graeme L. Stephens; 10. Effects of aerosols on clouds and radiation Peter V. Hobbs; 11. Vertical transport processes T. Hauf and S. Brinkop; 12. Precipitating cloud systems Peter Jonas; Part IV. Surface and Sub-Surface Processes: 13. Estimating surface precipitation D. Rosenfeld and C. G. Collier; 14. Air-sea fluxes and their estimation Peter K. Taylor and Kristina B. Katsaros; 15. The ocean's response to the freshwater cycle Raymond W. Schmitt; 16. Physical and physiological feedback constraining evaporation from land surfaces J. L. Monteith; 17. Soil water P. J. Gregory; 18. Surface runoff and subsurface redistribution of water Eric F. Wood; Part V. Use of Small-Scale Models and Observational Data to Investigate Coupled Processes: 19. Mesoscale field experiments and models Jean-Claude André, Joël Noilhan and Jean-Paul Goutorbe; 20. Cloud-resolving models M. W. Moncrieff and W.-K. Tao; Part VI. Examples of the Use of GCMs to Investigate Effects of Coupled Processes: 21. The interaction of convective and turbulent fluxes in general circulation models David Gregory, Andrew Bushell and Andrew Brown; 22. Soil moisture-precipitation interaction: experience with two land surface schemes in the ECWMF model Anton C. M. Beljaars and Pedro Viterbo; Part VII. Continental-Scale Water Budgets: 23. Estimating evaporation-minus-precipitation as a residual of the atmospheric water budget Kevin E. Trenberth and Christian J. Guillemot; 24. Factors determining the partitioning of precipitation into evaporation and runoff P. C. D. Milly; 25. The water budget of a middle latitude continental region: a modelling and observational study Peter Rowntree; 26. Estimating large scale run-off E. Todini and L. Dümenil; Part VIII. The Way Forward: 27. Toward an integrated land-atmosphere-ocean hydrology Moustafa T. Chahine; Index.

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